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

Awards

Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Monument




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

402425

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Guelph, ON

Enlistment Date

1915-04-10


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

602425

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

36th Battalion

Enlistment Date

1916-07-06


Service Record 3


Regimental Number

602425

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Guelph, ON

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 Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


John M. Douglas (A2016.089.002 album)
John M. Douglas (A2016.089.002 album)
Walkerton Telescope, February 15, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, February 15, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, May 17, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, May 17, 1917

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