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John Grimson


Grimson, John, Elfros, Saskatchewan, formerly Pembina Co., North Dakota. Occupation: Farmer. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 294416, 223rd Battalion, 107th Canadian Pioneer Battalion, 1st Battalion Canadian Engineers Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Grimson,” Grain Growers’ Note Pad, 1916-1917, p. 46. The reference may refer instead to Vilberg Grimson, Reg. No. 294416, John ’s brother, who was also in the 107th Canadian Pioneers.

Additional Biographical Information:

June 1918: “294416, Grimson, J. [Company] ‘B’.” Company. War Diary of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Engineers, June 1918, Appendix 2A, p.20.