John Miller Douglas Image

Name

Corporal John Miller Douglas

Born

1891-08-16

From

Ayton, ON

Occupation

Printer/Musician

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1917-05-04

Where Died

Fresnoy, France

Killed

Died of wounds

Cemetery

Monument

Awards

Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal



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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

402425

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

36th Battalion

Enlistment Date

1916-07-06


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

402425

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

34th Battalion

Enlistment Date

1915-04-10


Service Record 3


Regimental Number

602425

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1916-09-08



Notes

No record of winning the Victoria Cross, but did win the Military Medal. Son of David Douglas of Chesley, ON.




Sources & Links

a) McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968.” Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print.
b) Chesley Centennial Committee. “Chesley … Past & Present 1880-1980.” Chesley: Chesley Centennial Committee, 1980. Print.
c) "Community Enlistments, Second Great War" photo album (BCM&CC, A2016.089.002)
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Rememberance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



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This section, including captions, is a work in progress, with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2019. Please contact us with any questions about these images: archives@brucecounty.on.ca; 519-797-2080.


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