We remember John Chipman Kerr

We remember John Chipman Kerr

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
birth Fox River, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Canada Source:6021132 11th January 1887
1912
location SW27-78-6-W6 Spirit River, Alberta Canada their own address Source:7957281 7th May 1912 - 1945
1912
employment Trapper, ferry operator (Dunvegan Ferry) Spirit River area, Alberta Canada Source:7957281 1912
1915
employment farmer Spirit River, Alberta Canada Source:7957281 25th August 1915
1915
enlistment Edmonton, Alberta Canada Source:6021132 25th September 1915
1915
location Fox River, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Canada parents address Source:6021132 25th September 1915
1916
awards Victoria Cross Other War Service Award Source:7957281 1916
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7957281 16th August 1916
1917
marriage Gertrude Clarissa Bridges Source:7957281 1917
1945
location Port Moody, British Columbia Canada their own address Source:7957281 1945 - 1963
appointments 66th Battalion, transferred to 49th Edmonton Source:7957281
employment farmer Spirit River, Alberta Canada Source:7957281
events Sergeant-at-Arms enlisted RCAF WWII Sea Island, British Columbia Ireland Source:7957281
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 101465 Source:8548890
1963
death Not War Related Port Moody, British Columbia Canada Source:7957281 18th February 1963

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Chipman
Initials JC
Last Name Kerr
Source 8537343
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Fox River, Cumberland, Nova Scotia Canada parents address known 25th September 1915
Port Moody, British Columbia Canada their own address 1945 - 1963
SW27-78-6-W6 Spirit River, Alberta Canada their own address 7th May 1912 - 1945
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 101465 Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross Other War Service Award
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mrs Robert Assume Mother Next Of Kin Kerr mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Clarissa Bridges wife 1917
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
dark gray dark brown
DateHeightSource
1915-09-25 6'0"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-09-25 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

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Pioneers of the Peace South38327
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
For Valour: Canadians and the Victoria Cross in the Great War edited by Gerald Gliddon Lizbet72994
Library and Archives Canada Blog Lizbet72994
PDF of service records for C.E.F Janet2378

Multimedia

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Victoria Cross Trevor321
John Chipman Kerr V.C. Lizbet72994
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