John Amer Howe Image

Name

Major John Amer Howe

Born

1896-01-27

From

Occupation

Farmer / Car Dealer

Religion

Methodist / United

Death

1942-09-13

Where Died

Cemetery

Monument




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

651727

Highest Rank

Sergeant

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-02-12


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Major

Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1940-07-12

Discharge Date

1942-04-15

Discharge Cause

Medical reasons - injuries sustained.



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Notes

Major Howe served in both the First and Second World Wars. He recruited the 98th Anti-Tank Battery at the Armouries in Port Elgin during WWII. He was buried with military honours in Port Elgin on Sept. 13, 1945.




Sources & Links

a) James, F. Treve and Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: F. Treve James and Thomas John
b) Macri, Franco David. “Port Elgin’s War.” Franco David Macri, 2015. Print.
c) Bruce County Genealogical Society Surname Collection, binder # 147-18 ;
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission



News Clippings


The Port Elgin Times,  April 11, 1917
The Port Elgin Times, April 11, 1917
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
160th Battalion Enlistment Card

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