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George Rufane Talbot Mayne

Rank: Lieutenant
Street: 36 1/2 Moscow Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Townland: Abbeycartron
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish:
Country:
Alternative Address: 29 Percy Street, Greenfield, Shrewsbury, Wiltshire, U.K.
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Army Service Corps, (Div Trans); [Canadian Army Service Corps, "B" Coy.]; {Canadian Army Service Corps}
Regiment Number: 194; [35317]; {35498}
Date of Death: 10-11-1918
Cause: Died of Wounds, London
Memorial: Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford.
Information:

George was born in the infirmary at Longford on the 9th July 1881*, the son of Nataniel Mayne, a physician and surgeon. He married to Gertrude Mabel Brooking in September 1908 at Toronto.

Prior to the Great War George was working as a gas fitter and then a driller in Canada. He had served with the Canadian Army Service Corps and was discharged in February 1914, and saw action in the Second Boer War. 

Lt Mayne reenlisted for war service in September 1914, and was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) for gallantry. He was wounded in this incident and died on 10th November 1918, one day before the war ended. His body was returned to Longford, and his funeral service was held in St. John's Church.

Parents Names: Son of Nathaniel Mayne and Elizabeth Mary (née Donkin) of Abbeycartron, Longford.
Notes: *George's attestment form states that he was born in 1880.
Links:

Link to CWGC entry; Canadian Virtual War Memorial; Link to Canadian EF file; Canadian Great War Project entrylink to Civil Record of birth; Notice of Death; Longford Leader, Nov 1918; Longford Leader <a href="http://archive.irishnewsarchive.com/Olive/APA/INA.Edu/SharedView.Article.aspx?href=LOL%2F1918%2F11%2F16&id=Ar00106&sk=BD72

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