MacPherson, John A. Jr.

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: Private
  • Branch: Central Ontario Regiment 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
  • Regiment number: 3132546
  • Date of birth: April 11, 1893
  • Where born: Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: October 25, 1918
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Commemorated: Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
  • Years of service: April 1, 1918 - October 25, 1918
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

John A. MacPherson was born April 18, son of John and Catherine (McKay) MacPherson of West Zorra Township. He was living in Ingersoll when he enlisted on April 1, 1918. He served with the Central Ontario Regiment of the 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He was wounded on Sept. 30, 1918; returned to his regiment on Oct. 11, 1918; was reported missing in action in Valinciennes, France on Oct. 25, 1918; and was killed in action on November 13, 1918.

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