Sergeant John Mark Imrie

Serjeant John Mark Imrie served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WW1. He is entitled to the British War medal and the Victory medal. His enlistment number was 823062
Born on July 21st, 1888 in Whitehall, Michigan, USA
Trade: student               Religion: Baptist         Status: single

Height: 5′ 7″                   Eyes: blue                     Hair: brown
Weight : 147 lbs.

1901 Canadian census taken in Toronto North, ward # 5
Father : John M Head           Mother : Elizabeth         Sister : Elizabeth
Brother : James H. M            Brother : William          Sister : Margaret
Brother : Robert                     Brother : George
According to the census John was born October 21st 1883

1911 Canadian census taken in Toronto North, ward # 5
Head : John   Wife : Lizzie

December 3rd, 1915 : Enlisted in the 142nd battalion in London, Ontario (address is 845 Hellmuth ave, London Ontario)

November 11th, 1916 : Arrived in England on SS Southland

November 18th : Taken on strength with the 23rd battalion. S.O.S. November 23rd

November 14th : Taken on strength with the 23rd.
November 18th : Struck of strength of 23rd battalion and transfer to C.A.M.C. training school

January 9th, 1917 : Transfer to administration in Hasting

February 1st : Appointed Lance-sergeant

March 3rd : Admitted to hospital (indigestion). Discharged on the 17th

March 27th : Appointed Company sergeant major
April 12th : Appointed Regimental sergeant major
June 21st : Reverted to the rank at own request
July 29th : Appointed lance-corporal

August 3rd : Taken on strength with C.A.M.C. on his arrival in France

September 18th : Attached for duty with the headquarter 12th district Canadian Forestry Corps
October 24th : Attached to the 79th company C.F.C.
November 14th : Attached to 78th company C.F.C.
Mars 24th, 1918 : Attached to headquarter 12th district Canadian Forestry Corps

March 28th : Appointed acting sergeant
August 17th : Granted 14 days of leave
August 31st  : Promoted sergeant
May 26th 1919 : Proceed to England

July 2nd : Embarked in Southampton. Arrived in Halifax on July 8th
July 11th : Discharged in Toronto, Ontario

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography.

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