McKinnon, James Albert “Jack”

Regimental Number: 877581
Rank: Private
Branch: 73rd Battalion

Jack was born in Orangedale, Nova Scotia on August 1, 1896. He enlisted in Sydney, Nova Scotia of March 1916. Jack was discharged on December 25, 1918, having been deemed medically unfit (according to his obituary he had been gassed in 1917). He married Theresa Davis in 1921. In 1927 Jack, Theresa, and their daughter Shirley came to Sexsmith; he filed on SW 6-74-5-W6. Jack died in Sexsmith on November 29, 1935.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 437, 1148