Gunn, John Alexander

Regimental Number: 466633
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 49th Battalion; 63rd Battalion; 72nd Battalion

John was born in Fort St. John, BC on January 27, 1894. He settled on LT29 in Spirit River in 1913. In July of 1915, John enlisted in the Canadian Army. In April of 1917, he received gunshot wounds through his right shoulder. He was wounded a second time in August of 1918, this time gunshot wounds to his right thigh. On September 6, 1918, while in the trenches at Vis-en-Artois, John was hit in the back by shrapnel and killed instantly.