We remember John Mccrae

We remember John Mccrae

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Timeline

Timeline

1872
birth Guelph, Ontario Canada Source:5692928 30th November 1872
1901
employment Resident pathologist literal Montreal General Hospital Montreal Canada Source:6245927 1901 - 1904
1905
employment Pathologist literal Montreal Foundling and Baby Hospital Montreal Canada Source:6245927 1905
1908
employment Physician literal Royal Alexandra Hospital for Infectious Diseases Canada Source:6245927 1908
1914
dates Age 41 Source:5692928 22nd September 1914
1914
employment Physician Source:5692928 22nd September 1914
1914
enlistment Valcartier Canada Source:5692928 22nd September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6245927 April 1915
1918
appointments Consulting physician to the First British Army Source:6245978 23rd January 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Colonel Canadian Army Medical Corps Source:6245978 28th January 1918
1918
dates Age 45 Source:6153806 28th January 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Major Canadian Army Medical Corps Source:6245927 28th January 1918
1918
death War Related Sickness Pneumonia Boulogne France Source:7048802 Source:6153806 Source:6245978 28th January 1918
education Guelph Collegiate Institute Guelph, Ontario Canada Source:6245927
awards Queen's South Africa Medal with Clasps Other War Service Award Source:6245978
sibling Geills G Mccrae Source:6245927
appointments Brigade-Surgeon Source:6245978
hospitalisation Asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, meningitis Hospital/Intitution Source:6245927
employment Lecturer in Clinical Medicine and Pathology literal McGill University Canada Source:6245927
employment Lecturer in Pathology literal University of Vermont Medical College Vermont Canada Source:6245927
education University of Toronto Toronto Canada Source:6245927
employment Resident physician literal Garrett Hospital Mount Airy, Baltimore Canada Source:6245927
employment Assistant resident master literal Ontario Agricultural College Guelph, Ontario Canada Source:6245927
burial Wimereux Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7048802
appointments Chief of Medical Services Source:6245927
sibling Tom T Mccrae Source:6245927

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Mccrae
Source 5692928
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Mccrae
Source 5692928
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps Major
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Queen's South Africa Medal with Clasps Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
David Mccrae father
Janet Simpson Eckford Mccrae mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Geills Mccrae sister
Tom Mccrae brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-22 6'0"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-22 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected by 
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial
Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
Canadian Virtual War Memorial Charlotte33
Article on John McCrae Charlotte33
Canadian War Museum article on John McCrae Charlotte33
Poem "In Flanders Fields" with discussion Connie110407
The Idea for the Flanders Memorial Poppy Joanna19174
CWGC Sarah9235

Multimedia

TitleConnected by 
Jphn McCrae plaque, Flanders Adrienne2953
Advance Dressing Station, Essex Farm, Flanders Adrienne2953
"In Flanders Fields," McCrae House Cenotaph Jessica140222
McCrae House; Guelph, Ontario, Canada Jessica140222
Memorial Garden Gates (detail) Jessica140222
Cenotaph at McCrae House Jessica140222
Government of Ontario Plaque, McCrae House Jessica140222
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais 1 Vincent96527
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais 2 Vincent96527
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais 3 Vincent96527
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais 4 Vincent96527
Wimereux Communal Cemetery ; France luc39051

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