Regimental Number: 104432
Branch: 28th Battalion
John was born in Whitewood, Saskatchewan on March 24, 1896. He enlisted in the Canadian army in August of 1915. In June of 1918, John was invalided to Canada, suffering from impetigo (a highly contagious skin infection) on his legs and arms. He eventually settled in the South Peace and filed on a homestead near Pipestone Creek (30-70-7-W6). He was married to Mabel Florence Hawkes. John died on May 10, 1972.
Sources: Along the Wapiti p. 411