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John Taylor "Jack" Dewar

John Taylor "Jack" Dewar

Male 1897 - 1918  (20 years)

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  • Name John Taylor "Jack" Dewar 
    Born 28 Oct 1897  Leith, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1  [1
    • Dewar, John Private. Enlisted with 111th Battalion of South Waterloo at Galt, November 11, 1915. Presbyterian. Born in Leith, Scotland but had lived in Galt for years. He was a miller by trade. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewar, Norfolk Avenue, Galt. He died April 3, 1918 at the age of 21 with gun shot wounds in his arm, legs and chest. He was employed by the Galt Brass Company, Limited, Galt.1a

      1aDewar, John: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 15 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2834866/data?n=1
    Dewar, John Private.
    Dewar, John Private.
    Enlisted with 111th Battalion of South Waterloo at Galt, November 11, 1915. Presbyterian. Born in Leith, Scotland but had lived in Galt for years. He was a miller by trade. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewar, Norfolk Avenue, Galt. He died April 3, 1918 at the age of 21 with gun shot wounds in his arm, legs and chest. He was employed by the Galt Brass Company, Limited, Galt.



    Dewar, John: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 15 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2834866/data?n=1
    Dewar,WilliamandBrotherJohnT.Dewar.jpg
    Dewar,WilliamandBrotherJohnT.Dewar.jpg
    Left to Right: John Taylor Dewar; service number 730016, unknown, William Robb Dewar; service number 53902. Brothers. Date and location of picture unknown.



    John Taylor Dewar - The Canadian Virtual War Memorial - Veterans Affairs Canada. (2016). Veterans.gc.ca. Retrieved 15 May 2016, from https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/283931?John%20Taylor%20Dewar
    Occupation 1915  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    miller 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-164164 
    Died 3 Apr 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Faubourg-D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I164164  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father David Dewar,   b. Abt 1867, Leith, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Taylor,   b. Abt 1867, Of, Leith, , Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F51909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      John Taylor Dewar Birth Date: 28 Oct 1897 Birth Location: Leith, Scotland Residence: Galt Relative: Mrs Isabel Dewar Relationship: Mother Regiment Number: 230016

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Oct 1897 - Leith, , Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - miller - 1915 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Faubourg-D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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