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MERRIAM, John Alexander

MERRIAM, John Alexander

Male 1896 - 1917

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  • Name  MERRIAM, John Alexander  
    Born  21 Apr 1896  Massie, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Also Known As  Merrian on some documents such as military records 
    Nickname  Jack 
    Died  20 Nov 1917  , , , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • During WW1

      Service Number: 476338 Age: 21 Force: Army Regiment: Fort Garry Horse Unit: N/A Citation: N/A Additional Information: Son of Allen Johnston Merrian, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Honours and Awards: N/A

      According to his attestation papers he enlisted twice. in Jan 26 1915 He enlisted and was dismissed for disorderly conduct for drunkeness and disorderly conduct. Then he enlisted in Oct 14 1915 in the Calgary Horse Guard also received Jack's military papers and he was a terror too. Lost seven days pay and his good conduct medal about a month before he was killed. His physical discription was 5'9" 150 pounds Girth when expanded 36 &1/2 hair fair and eyes light grey. His father is listed as Allen Merriam 15 Bertram St. Norwood Manitoba and the last pay stub was sent to Mrs. A. Merriam 22 St. Mary's Rd. Norwood Manitoba. Source Bonnie Foster
    Buried  Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I2937  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  10 Aug 2019 

    Father  MERRIAM, Allen Johnson Sr,   b. 15 Nov 1871, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1960, Winnipeg, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  JOHNSON, Winnifred Louisa,   b. 11 Mar 1874, Wymondham, Licestershire, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1955, Seattle, King Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jan 1894  Winnipeg, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F445  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Apr 1896 - Massie, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1917 - , , , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: MERRIAM, Lycetta Jane b 29 Oct 1894; MERRIAM, Mabel Ruth b 5 Feb 1897; MERRIAM, John Alexander b 21 Apr 1896
    Photo: MERRIAM, Lycetta Jane b 29 Oct 1894; MERRIAM, Mabel Ruth b 5 Feb 1897; MERRIAM, John Alexander b 21 Apr 1896
    Photo: MERRIAM, John Alexander b 21 Apr 1896
    Photo: MERRIAM, John Alexander b 21 Apr 1896

  • Sources 
    1. [S425] 1911 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1911 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Shows Dec 1888. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S187] HISTORY: Ontario, CANADA - Military lists 1812- 1814, eagle.ca/westhistory/, https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/books/page?page=293&book=1&sort=pageAsc .
      Book of Remembrance -