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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Memorable Manitobans: William Taylor Cromb (1903-1990)

Soldier, civil servant.

Born at Glasgow, Scotland, he saw action in Sicily and Italy as an Infantry Company Commander with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, later commanding the Lincoln and Welland Regiment in Northern Europe, from Falaise through Belgium to the Netherlands. After the war, he served in senior appointments in the Department of Veterans Affairs in Edmonton and Winnipeg, subsequently serving a Chairman of the War Veterans Allowance Board until he retired in 1970. He died at Nepean, Ontario on 12 January 1990.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, Tuesday, 16 January 1990, page 32.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 30 September 2009

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