Canadian Expeditionary Force

Private John Peden, #425196

Born: April 19th, 1895 Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland
Enlisted at Portage la Prairie Manitoba with 45th Battalion,  May 12th, 1915 
Sailed for Britain,  March 13th, 1916
Proceeded to France for service with 28th Battalion  May 8th, 1916
Wounded  in action, Somme, France September 15th, 1916 and invalided to Britain
Rejoined unit in the Field, May 30th, 1917
Returned to Canada and Honorably discharged, May 26th, 1919
Service Awards: British War and Victory Medals

 

 

Christmas Card (1915-1916)

 

 

 

Article in Portage la Prairie Newspaper


 

In Retrospect