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September 13, 1943
Major Calhoun Dies Suddenly. Was Haliburton Born

  Toronto, Sept. 13—Well known in military circles and for many years [as] an ear nose and throat specialist in Toronto, Major John Calhoun, MD., FRCS., died suddenly Saturday in Montreal, where he was on active service as Deputy MOH. for MD. No. 4. He was 57 years of age.
  Major Calhoun was a veteran of the First Great War, joining the Royal Canadian Medical Corps in 1914 with the rank of Captain. He served overseas for the duration with distinction, and was awarded the Mons Star. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
  Born in Haliburton county, Major Calhoun received his early education in Toronto schools and graduated in medicine form the University of Toronto in 1907. He took postgraduate study in New York. In 1913 he established a practice as ear, nose and throat specialist, which he resumed after the First Great War.

Media Type
Genealogical Resource
Item Types
This card is part of a larger collection of World War II personnel clippings. The project began in 1944 at the Lindsay Library. The intent was to gather together as much information as possible on the military record and the service of people from the Town of Lindsay and the County of Victoria (now Kawartha Lakes) who served in the war. To that end, during the years 1944, 1945, and 1946, members of the public donated photographs and updated information about their loved ones. Both library staff and the public saved and donated newspaper clippings. Some of the files contain great amounts of detail, while others have just a name.
Date of Publication
13 Sep 1943
Date Of Event
11 Sep 1943
Personal Name(s)
John Calhoun ; John Campbell Calhoun
World War II Service Files
Language of Item
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.16682 Longitude: -78.49955
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