Map point: Family residence on 1911 census - Lot 32, Conc 4, Stanhope (mother Mary Elizabeth Morrison & second husband Durlin Redner)
Date of birth: 15 Jun 1897
Birthplace: West Guilford
Occupation and residence on enlistment: Bushman, Haliburton
Enlistment date and place: 20 Mar 1916, Haliburton
Regimental service #:724222
109th Victoria & Haliburton Overseas Battalion, C.E.F.
11th Battalion Royal Canadian Engineers
Notes on war service:
The 109th sailed to England on the Olympic on 23 Jul 1916. He embarked for France with the 124th on 9 Mar 1917.
While attached to the 11th Engineers, he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field.
He returned to Canada on 12 Jun 1919 and was discharged in Toronto on 16 Jun 1919.. He stated his residence after discharge would be Maple Lake.
Killed in action? : No
Notes on life after the war:
LIbrary & Archives Canada, Personnel Records of the First World War
London Gazette, Issue 31227, Page 3446, 11 Mar 1919
Photo information & source:
1. John Roscoe Henderson - Source: Tracey Pratt public Ancestry family tree