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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John McEwan

In memory of:

Private John McEwan

October 31, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

201645

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

95th Bn

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. Elizabeth McEwan, of 42, Metcalf St., Toronto, Ont.; husband of Dora May McEwan, of 97, Oak St., Toronto, Ont.

Commemorated on Page 125 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (ST. JOHN'S NORWAY) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Range 2. Sec. 6. Lot 110.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN MCEWAN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN MCEWAN– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– Pte. John McEwan's name is listed on this bronze memorial designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton company who died as a result of service in World War One.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.

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