George James Aikin was born 5 Oct 1891 in Galt the son of George Aikin and Nellie Pringle S. Dunn. He was an office clerk in Galt in 1911 and by 1923 was an insurance clerk in Galt. He married Jessie Helen McMurty 6 Jun 1923 in Galt. Both were killed in an automobile accident 17 Feb 1968 as passengers in a car driven by a relative who survived. George James Aitkin Event Type: Birth Event Date: 05 Oct 1891 Event Place: Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's Name: George Aitkin Mother's Name: Nellie Dunn Birth Reg. No. 40226 _______________ George James Aitkin, 31, Insurance Clerk, b. Galt, res. 113 West Main St. S., son of George Aitkin (born. Scotland) and Nellie P. Dunn Married Jessie Helen McMurtry, 26, Nurse, b. Galt, res. 22 Lansdown Rd. N., daughter of William J. McMurtry (born. Bowmanville) and Jessie D. Carrick, Witness(es) Allen Alexander and Edna M ? M. Hutchison both of Smithville, 6 June 1923 in Galt. Marriage Reg. No. 21850 ______________ AITKEN/ In loving memory of/ George James Aitken/ Oct. 5, 1891 - Feb. 17, 1968/ his wife/ Jessie Helen McMurtry/ Mar. 20, 1897 - Feb. 17, 1968 Mount View Cemetery Galt
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Aitkin, George James
Was attached to 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 111th Battalion at Galt, May 11, 1916.
He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Nellie Pringle Aitkin, 113 West Main St. S., Galt.