Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Timms, George Edward[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1892 - 1918  (25 years)


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  • Name Timms, George Edward 
    Born 4 Oct 1892  York, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Although his mother registered his birth while she was living in Vancouver, BC, in 1919, he had been killed in France in 1918.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1046 Commercial Drive
    Grandview Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Buried 1918  Wancourt, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 2 Sep 1918  Boiry-Notre-Dame, Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Association Timms, George Frederick (Relationship: Father) 
    Association Grandview Studio (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Timms, Philip Thomas (Relationship: Uncle) 
    Association Timms, Arthur Herbert (Relationship: Uncle) 
    Person ID I1994  Camera Workers | T, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked for his uncle's business as a printer in 1914-1915. Another uncle, P.T. Timms, may have instilled the photography bug in him. He was listed in the 1916 business directory as a photographer with the Grandview Studio. He enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 10 May 1916 and was killed in action in France in 1918.

  • Sources 
    1. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      Timms, George Edward; regimental no. 911870
      URL (accessed 28 Apr 2021): https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=269508

    2. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 1285.
      Vancouver: Timms Geo E printer A H Timms r 3268 [i.e. 3286] Knight Rd

    3. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 1010.
      Vancouver: Timms Geo E printer A H Timms r 3286 Knight Rd

    4. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 938.
      Vancouver: Timms Geo E of Grandview Studio r 3286 Knight Rd

    5. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917).
      Vancouver: not listed

    6. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," URL (accessed 28 Apr 2021): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q7R-5; Delayed registration

    7. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      George Edward Timms [family tree]
      URL (accessed 28 Apr 2021): https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/96QX-D8P