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Name McKague, James
Other Names James McLean McKague, a.k.a. "Jim"
Born Aug. 4, 1917
Birthplace Teeswater
Deceased Aug. 17, 1944
Deceased France
Father Andrew McKague
Mother Jeannie McKague
Spouse A. H. McKague
Occupation Royal Canadian Artillery, killed in action
Sources Source: Rutledge, Jim. "The Men of Huron: A Book of Honour and Remembrance, 1939-1946." Goderich: J. Rutledge, 2009.

Associated Records

Image of A2012.010.002 - Teeswater and Culross service men

A2012.010.002 - Teeswater and Culross service men

This type-written letter names the service men whose portraits were included in W.J. Freeman's window display (See A2012.010.002). Letter includes an addition at the bottom addressed to "Dear Friends", explaining the window display, and signed "From your old Friend, W.J. Freeman." Names include: Arkell, William (Billie) Arscott, Walter Bellamy, Gib. Brown, Bert Bryce, I. Carter, George Chapple, David Chapple, Stan Cranin, Frank Cronin, John Daw, Fred Dickison, Earl Doerr, Albert Elliott, Harold Elliott, Mac Gillies, Donald Grant, Donald Grubb, Alfred Halliday, Harly Halliday, Sinclair Hardy, Eldon Herd, Don Houston, Hugh Hughes, Sam Hunter, Jack Hyslop, Don H

Image of A2016.007.001 - BCHS military project

A2016.007.001 - BCHS military project

Materials gathered by the Bruce County Historical Society for its Military Project from various individuals, including information, photocopied attestation papers, stories and some photographs, concerning the following 45 people: James Goodfellow Armstrong (notes with Detheridge) Leslie Robert Ballagh George John Brown Jim H. Cullen James Cunningham Audrey Florence (Armstrong) Detheridge Robert David Dunlop Gordon Alan Elson John Sherman Ferris Edwin Gossel Neil Arthur Grunder Fred Haldenby Edith Lennox Morton John Lennox Richard Roland Lennox Lawrence Murray McCaw Neil McDonald Norman McDonald James McLean McKague Ian McPherson Don McSporran James Wilfred Melvin Neil

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A2015.007.018 - The Men of Huron : a book of honour and remembrance, 1939-1946

This book contains information about men who served during the Second World War and who have a connection to Huron County, Ontario. Listed in the book are a number of men who also have a Bruce County connection: Pg. 187 Alfred Joseph LaPoint, Lucknow Pg. 191 Robert James Montgomery, Ripley Pg. 196 Alexander McKenzie Mowbray, Whitechurch Pg. 290 Milton Edward Evers, Elmwood Pg. 320 Robert James Elliott, Teeswater Pg. 322 Robert John McNall, Lucknow Pg. 419 Roderick Alexander Finlayson, Ripley Pg. 420 Charles Lewis Jewitt, Lucknow Pg. 424 James McLean McKague, Teeswater Pg. 425 Eldon William Buckingham, Lucknow Pg. 426 Alan Howard Durin, Lucknow Pg. 427 Graham William Durin, L

Image of A2012.010.001 - Print, Photographic

A2012.010.001 - Print, Photographic

This photograph features a window display containing the photographic portraits of service men from Teeswater and Culross. The display was in W.J. Freeman's store window. According to a note typed by Freeman dated May 27, 1943, the photos "created quite an interest and helped to put the fourth Victory Loan over the top. The slogan was 'Back the Attack' by buying bonds and 'Back our Boys.'" Names of individuals listed in the letter (see A2012.010.002) include: Freeman, William J. Arkell, William (Billie) Arscott, Walter Bellamy, Gib. Brown, Bert Bryce, I. Carter, George Chapple, David Chapple, Stan Cranin, Frank Cronin, John Daw, Fred Dickison, Earl Doerr, Albert Elliott, Harol

Image of A2016.007.012 - Print, Photographic

A2016.007.012 - Print, Photographic

Photograph of a plaque stating: "This arena has been erected by Teeswater & Culross in memory of hte men who sacrificed their lives in defence of freedom, truth, and justice during World War 2. 1939-1945 James McKague, A.M. Meyer, Victor Meyer, Ted Moran 'Lest We Forget.'"