Regimental Number: 1250567
Branch: Canadian Field Artillery
Jack was born in Belfast, Ireland on September 22, 1888. He enlisted in the Canadian army in Regina, Saskatchewan in June of 1916. After returning from the war, John came to the South Peace with his mother, brother David, and his sister and her family. He filed on homesteads in the Teepee Creek area (14-74-3-W6; 16-74-3-W6). After his mother’s death around 1940, John and his brother David moved to Vancouver. In 1949, John married Laura Jory in Sardis, BC.
Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over, p. 1147, 915.