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Lieutenant-Colonel James Henry Lovett

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1888-07-26
Place of birth: Ayr, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: Dr. William Lovett, Father, Ayr, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Bank Clerk
Religion: Presbyterian

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 32781
Rank detail
  1. Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  2. Lieutenant-Colonel, 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  3. Captain, 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Awards

Military Cross
Description: For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led his company to the support of another unit and reorganized the line, displaying great courage and determination throughout. Later, he bombed a party of the enemy out of their trench and consolidated a new line at this point. He set a fine example to his men. 
Date of citation: 1916-11-14
Source: London Gazette Canadian Gazette 23 December 1916 P2078

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 540443
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B5762-S006
Uploader's Notes: Militia, 95th Sask. Rifles.
Uploader's Research notes: Militia, 95th Sask. Rifles.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2006-04-07