CEF Soldier Detail

Private Kenneth Kirk John
Died: September 14, 1975

Regimental Number:
107347
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
Canadian Infantry
Company:
Place of Birth:
Victoria, British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Catherine John [mother], 948 Queens Ave., Victoria, B.C.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
October 9, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Victoria, British Columbia
Date of Enlistment:
May 28, 1915
Age at enlistment:
17
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 14, 1975
Age at Death:
78
Buried at:
Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, B.C.
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry Canadian Infantry

Former student of Victoria High School, Victoria, B.C.

Victoria Daily Colonist: July 18, 1916, 5 - photo of Pte. John, of 2nd CMR who was seriously ill at the 1st Scottish General Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland, and is now recuperating at Gordon Castle, Lochaher, Morayshire, Scotland.  He went into the trenches, first, in Sept. 1915.

Son of Bedlington Harold & Catherine Janet [Greenwood], John.  Married Edith Mary Pimm.  He retired as a surveyor's assistant.