Gleason, John Lovatt

  • Township: East Nissouri
  • Regiment number: #37850
  • Date of birth: June 15, 1892
  • Where born: East Nissouri Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: 1967
  • Burial location: Lakeside On The Hill Cemetery, Lakeside, East Nissouri Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Years of service: December 16, 1914
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

John Lovatt Gleason was born in East Nissouri Township to Mrs. Sarah Gleason of RR # 1 Lakeside on June 15, 1892. When he enlisted in Toronto on December 16, 1914 he was a student at the Veterinary College. His attestation paper is stamped, "Invalided to Canada for further medical treatment, June 12, 1917." Captain E.W. Waud was the Hospital Representative, King's Canadian Red Cross. He married Helen Pope.  He is buried in Lakeside On The Hill Cemetery, Lakeside, Ontario. His brothers, William and Charles, both served in the war.

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