Willison, James Thomas

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: Private
  • Branch: Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force
  • Regiment number: 268005
  • Date of birth: November 9, 1884
  • Where born: Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: November 13, 1917
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Commemorated: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
  • Years of service: June 12, 1916 - November 13, 1917
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

James Thomas Willison was born November 9, 1884, in West Zorra Town­ship, son of Simon Scott Willison, who later lived in Pem­broke. At time of his enlistment, James was a widower and a travelling salesman living in Saskatoon. He died on Nov. 13, 1917, and is commemorated in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

 

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