Whittaker, John Peter

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Branch: Canadian Army
  • Regiment number: Oxford Rifles, Embro Detachment
  • Date of birth: October 30, 1915
  • Where born: West Zorra, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: July 26, 1986
  • Burial location: Dorchester Cemetery, Dorchester, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

John P. Whittaker (1915-1986) was a son of George Sr. and Emily (nee Robbinson) Whittaker.  The family lived at Lot 17, Concession 2, of West Zorra.  John was in the Embro detachment of the Oxford Rifles. He married Freda Karn, and they farmed Lots 17 and 18, Concession 4.  John and Freda had three daughters Eleanor, Shirley and Betty Ann and two sons John and Ronald.

 

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