Branch: 108th Battalion
Jan was born in Amsterdam, Holland on May 21, 1878. He and his wife, Clara May Bull, were living in Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba when he joined the Canadian Army in December of 1916. He was discharged due to a knee injury. In 1917, Jan and Clara came to the South Peace and filed on SW 28-70-22-W5. Jan was in charge of fire ranger crews in the Red Willow area. The family eventually moved to Berwyn. Jan died in 1934.
Sources: Where the Red Willow Grew p. 275