The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Lieut. John William Munro
Soldiers of the First World War database entry - J.W. Munro
- Enlisted in Corps of Guides, 4 Aug 1914
- Promoted Corporal, 30 Aug 1914
- Prior service; 2 months, 31st Regiment
- Commissioned in 31st Regiment, 23 Dec 1915
- Transferred to 147th Canadian Infantry Battalion, C.E.F., 27 Dec 1915
- Atttested for overseas service with the 147th Overseas Battalion, C.E.F.
- Physical Training and Bayonet Fighting, Jan 1916
- Joined The R.C.R., 3 Jan 1917
- Attached on probation as an Observer to the Royal Flying Corps, 1 Dec 1917
- Died at 44th Wing (Camp Borden) while serving with the Royal Air Force, 10 Aug 1918
Lieut. Munro is buried in the Puslinch (Crown) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.
Canadian Virtual War Memorial:
Flight (RFC/RAF Magazine), 7 August 1919
"Roll of Honour"
"Accidentally Killed: Munro, J.W., N.S. Regt., attd. R.A.F."
Date of Birth - 13 Apr 1896