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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Campbell Calhoun

In memory of:

Major John Campbell Calhoun

September 11, 1943

Military Service


Age:

57

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Additional Information


Born:

May 15, 1886
Aurora, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 5, 1941

Husband of Helen Coleman Doorty Calhoun, of Aurora.

Commemorated on Page 142 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot U. Lot 214.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of John Campbell Calhoun– Entry for Calhoun from the Varsity Magazine Supplement, 1916 issue. This magazine was published by the Students' Administrative Council in 4 issues during the years of the First World War.
  • Biography– Entry summarizing Calhoun's service during the First World War, from: University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918, p. 214.
  • Document– Calhoun's signature from inside front cover of Torontonensis, University of Toronto's yearbook, 1906.
  • Photo of John Campbell Calhoun– Detail from composite photo of Medicine grads, from Torontonensis, University of Toronto's yearbook, 1906. Calhoun's photo is believed to be the one in the middle at the right side.
  • Grave marker plaque– Photo courtesy of Craig B.Cameron, Padre, 25 (Toronto) Field Ambulance, January, 2005.
  • Declaration Form– Officer's declaration for W.W.I C.E.F. service overseas.
  • Attestation Paper– Attestation paper for W.W.I service.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from the Toronto Star for 1 April 1915.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Clipping from the Toronto Star for 13 September 1943.
  • Newspaper Clipping (3)– Clipping from an unidentified newspaper for early September 1943.

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