Regimental Number: 826301
Branch: 143rd Battalion Railway Construction Battalion; 47th Battalion
John was born in Arnprior, Ontario on September 11, 1883. He was farming in Grande Prairie at the time of his enlistment in March of 1916. In August of 1917 at Lens, France, John received a gunshot wound to his right leg. Later that year he was discharged, medically unfit because of his leg. John married Mary Ellen “Nellie” Hartery. He died in Victoria on December 24, 1935.