Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Arthur Peterson

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant John Arthur Peterson

January 19, 1942

Briercrest, Saskatchewan

Military Service


Service Number:

C/609

Age:

45

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#2 Gunning and Gunnery School

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 12, 1896
Haug, Minnesota

Enlistment:

February 12, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Pehr Hjalmar and Maria Elizabeth (nee Severson) Peterson, of Abbey, Saskatchewan; husband of Gertrude Ethel (nee McGrath) Peterson, of Regina, Saskatchewan. Brother of Berger, Runo, Anselm, Wilhelm and Herbert.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WEST VANCOUVER (CAPILANO VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. C. Plot 45. Lot E.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Peterson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Peterson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Peterson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Birth ceritificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Julie Clements.

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