WELLWOOD, John Alexander

Removed from Wingham as not on stone, is on St Helens

1st World War
Date of Birth
Date Attested
Attested at
Date of Death
Age at Death
Biographical Summary


DIVISIONAL UNIT:        Canadian Army Medical Corps
RESIDENCE:                    Edmonton - Albeta
DATE OF BIRTH:            August 29, 1872
                                             Township of West Wawanosh – County of Huron – Ontario.
DATE OF DEATH:           December 20, 1920             48 years     3 months     
CEMETERY:                     Wingham Cemetery – Wingham – 
                                             County of Huron – Ontario
                                             Plot F 
WIFE:                                 Mrs. Elleda Wellwood – Edmonton & Whitecourt - Alberta 
PARENTS:                         Mr. William and Christina Wellwood – Wingham - Ontario
Occupation:                                                                     Religion:     Methodist
Enlistment:                         November 2, 1914 – Edmonton Alberta
Enlistment age:                  42 years     2 months                  

The service file of Captain Wellwood states that while he was serving in Calgary, Alberta the cause of his death was loss of pulmonary Compensation. 
The 1901 cesus has him listed and being a student at age 28.
He attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and received his BA degree in 1900 and graduated as a medical doctor in 1902.
The 1916 prairie provinces census of 1916 shows him to be 45 years of age, living in Edmonton West. The census also states he had overseas military service and at that time he was a doctor.
Following his enlistment, he did not depart from Edmonton on August 14, 1915 and travelled to Aldershot – Hampshire – England and joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and was there until September 30, 1915.
He then served at No. 3 Stationary Hospital based at Rouen – France.