Place of migration
Migrated to /Born in Canada

Jim was the son of David Morrow and Mary Jane Watt and brother of Margaret (aka Peggy/Maggie), John (aka Jack), Daniel (aka Dan), David (aka Dave), Mary, Robert (aka Bob), William (aka Bill), Elizabeth (aka Betty) and Thomas (aka Tommy.)

Jim came to Canada with his parents and siblings in May 1910.  See David Morrow for their immigration story, ship's manifest, etc. as well as links to his brothers and sisters.

He was 24 years old when he volunteered to serve in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in World War I.  As a private in the 1Canadian Army Medical Corps, 1st Field Ambulance Division, he saw action in England, France, Belgium and Germany.  In 1917 he was evacuated to hospital with severe myalgia, PUO (pyrexia of unknown origin - eg., a high fever) and trench fever. He recovered, eventually.

He married Agnes Turk McMullan in 1924.  They had one stillborn daughter early in their marriage; there were no other children.

He worked as a cashier in the East Kildonan municipal offices.  (East Kildonan was a municipality of the province of Manitoba, Canada until the 1970s, when several municipalities were merged with the city of Winnipeg, to become Greater Winnipeg)



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Additional Information
Date of Birth 28th May 1891 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 2nd Oct 1952
New Type Military Service - Canadian Expeditionary Forces, World War I VIEW SOURCE

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