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Kelso, J.


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Pte. J. Kelso, Bobcaygeon, pays supreme sacrifice

Pte. Jack G. Kelso, 27 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kelso of the Village of Bobcaygeon, was killed in battle in France on August 24th, according to official information received Thursday. The young soldier was employed with the Bankfield Gold Mines, at Kirkland Lake. He enlisted in 1940 and received his training in Newfoundland, going overseas in 1942, when he transferred to the Royal Regiment of Ottawa.


Pte. Kelso was a very popular young man and in athletics played for the Bobcaygeon Juniors. He is survived by his parents and five brothers. A brother Kenneth Kelso lives in Lindsay.


Media Type:
Newspaper
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Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Snapshots
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Death
Publisher:
Warder
Date of Publication:
6 Sep 1944
Date Of Event:
24 Aug 1944
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
John Gordon Kelso ; John Kelso
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.55012 Longitude: -78.54955
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Kelso, J.