Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Turner Howard

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Turner Howard

June 18, 1918

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Engineers

Division:

5th Field Survey Coy.

Additional Information


Son of Willson Shanley Howard and Margaret B. Howard, of Toronto; husband of Ruth Loudon Howard, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 588 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

VI. J. 12.

Location:

Le Treport is a small seaport in the Department of the Seine-Maritime, 25 kilometres north-east of Dieppe. The MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY is 1.5 kilometres south of the town. Go towards the centre of Le Treport and then follow the Littoral/Dieppe sign. The Cemetery stands on the right of a fork road on D940.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Turner Howard– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 157.
  • Photo of John Howard– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of John Turner Howard– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– From the Toronto Globe for 24 June 1918.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Crest– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Funds were raised by the Alumni Federation (now called the University of Toronto Alumni Association.) The name of "Lt. J. T. HOWARD R.E." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– Inscription inside Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. The carillon was installed and dedicated in 1927. Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni, students and friends of the University donated the funds for the carillon bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War. Dedications are inscribed high on the walls of the Memorial Room. Bell XXI is dedicated as follows: ' "Extol, ye bell, the virtue of our valorous men." Alumni Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering'.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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