Regimental Number: 103099
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 12th Battalion, Canadian Engineers
John was born on October 22, 1887 in County Wexford, Ireland. He came to Canada as a young man and worked as a miner around Barkerville, British Columbia. In October of 1915, John enlisted in the Canadian army. After discharge, he settled in the Teepee Creek area (SW 32-73-3-W6; NE 30-73-3-W6). He lived there until he sold his farm in 1942 and after taking a trip back to Ireland, John relocated to Vancouver. John died in Vancouver on April 25, 1967.
Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over, p. 1004, 1147