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 Sarah Maxwell

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Sarah Maxwell

  • Birth 1876
  • Death 26 Feb 1907 Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Burial Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Plot Section G-2
  • Memorial ID 54076117

On February 26, 1907, fire broke out in the Hochelaga School on Prefontaine street. Sixteen young children perished in the fire, along with the school principal, Sarah Maxwell, who lost her life attempting to rescue many of the children.


Inscription

In Loving Memory of
Sarah Maxwell
Aged 31 yrs.

Who lost her life whilst endeavoring to save the lives of the pupils at the Hochelaga School Fire Feb. 26th 1907

Also the little ones who perished with her


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  • Created by: Alana Farrell
  • Added: 24 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54076117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Maxwell (1876–26 Feb 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54076117, citing Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Alana Farrell (contributor 47028325) .