Lieutenant G. W. Nation
SAC 1910-1913

Lieutenant George Walter Nation, son of Frederick and Abigail Geach Nation, of Union Club, Victoria, British Columbia. He attended St. Andrew's College from 1910 to 1913.

He was serving with the 7th Canadian Infantry Battalion, British Columbia Regiment when he was killed in action on July 25th, 1916 at the age of 21 years. He is buried in the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium (Grave Reference: VI. C. 9.)

On the right is an image from an oil painting by Hal Hurst painted in England and framed in Montreal in the 1920's by Scott, most likely commissioned by the family.

  • Copy of Attestation Paper (National Archives) - Front - Back
  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for George Nation. This page also includes a link to his commemoration on Page 141 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.