John Amer Howe Image

Name

Sergeant John Amer Howe

Born

1896-01-27

From

Occupation

Farmer / Car Dealer

Religion

Methodist / United

Death

1942-09-13

Where Died

Cemetery

Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Port Elgin, Saugeen Township, On

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Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Major

Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1940-07-12


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

651727

Highest Rank

Sergeant

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlistment Date

1916-02-12



Notes

Served WW1. Recruited the 98th Anti-Tank Battery at the Armouries in Port Elgin during WWII. Was buried with military honours in Port Elgin Sept. 13, 1945. Medical Discharge Apr. 15, 1942 as result of injuries sustained in WW1.




Sources & Links

Bruce in Khaki: A History of the Bruce Battalion. Also see Bruce County Genealogical Society Surname Collection, binder # 147-18 "Howe".
Macri, Franco David. “Port Elgin’s War.” Franco David Macri, 2015. Print.
John Amer Howe military service file, Library and Archives Canada LAC_RG_112_DND (BCM&CC copy A2016.033.005).
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission



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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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