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

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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



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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

a) Bruce in Khaki: A History of the Bruce Battalion. Also see Bruce County Genealogical Society Surname Collection, binder # 147-18 ;
b) Macri, Franco David. “Port Elgin’s War.” Franco David Macri, 2015. Print.;
- 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
Major John Amer Howe, ca. 1940
Major John Amer Howe, ca. 1940

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