James Henry Redner, Spr.

Map point: Family farm at Lot 20, Conc 3, Stanhope

Date of birth: 26 Oct 1916

Birthplace: Carnarvon

Residence at time of enlistment: Carnarvon

Enlistment date and location: 6 Feb 1941, Peterborough

Service Branch:  Army

Unit: Royal Canadian Engineers, 18th Field Company

Service #:C-2636

Notes on war service: After training in Petawawa, he was transferred overseas and arrived at Aldershot, England in Jun 1941.

Killed in action? :Yes - 24 Apr 1942. He died in a land mine accident in England

Overseas burial location: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, England

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website

Information source:

Website: Library & Archives Canada - Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead 1939-1947

Website: Veterans Affairs Canada - Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Photo Information & source:

1. James Henry Redner - Stanhope Museum Collection (Accession #010.05.07)