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  • John MacMorran "Jock" Anderson
    John MacMorran "Jock" Anderson
    image  c. 1939-1945     Known as "Padre Jock." Chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. Landed at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Received two Military Crosses for courage and initiative in evacuating casualites under heavy enemy fire. Jock and his wife moved to Oakville in 1963.
    image  c. 1939-1945   Known as "Padre Jock." Chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. Landed at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Received two Military Crosses for courage and initiative in evacuating ...
    Oakville Museum
  • "Invasion money" provided to D-Day soldiers
    "Invasion money" provided to D-Day soldiers
    image  c. 1939-1945     "Invasion money" was provided to soldiers before D-Day so that they might purchase items in France. The French would then submit the notes for appropriate reimbursement.
    image  c. 1939-1945   "Invasion money" was provided to soldiers before D-Day so that they might purchase items in France. The French would then submit the notes for appropriate reimbursement.
    Oakville Museum
  • "Invasion money" provided to D-Day soldiers
    "Invasion money" provided to D-Day soldiers
    image  c. 1939-1945     "Invasion money" was provided to soldiers before D-Day so that they might purchase items in France. The French would then submit the notes for appropriate reimbursement.
    image  c. 1939-1945   "Invasion money" was provided to soldiers before D-Day so that they might purchase items in France. The French would then submit the notes for appropriate reimbursement.
    Oakville Museum
  • John MacMorran Anderson, known as Padre Jock, bound for Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
    John MacMorran Anderson, known as Padre Jock, bound for Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
    image  6 Jun 1944     "Padre Jock" served as chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. Landed at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Received two Military Crosses for courage and initiative in evacuating casualites under heavy enemy fire. Jock and his wife moved to Oakville in 1963.
    image  6 Jun 1944   "Padre Jock" served as chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. Landed at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Received two Military Crosses for courage and initiative in evacuating ...
    Oakville Museum
  • Miltary Cross Award to John MacMorran Anderson
    Miltary Cross Award to John MacMorran Anderson
    image  c. 1944     AWARD OF THE MILITARY CROSS TO HONORARY CAPTAIN JOHN MACMORRAN ANDERSON CANADIAN CHAPLAIN SERVICES During the attack on Buron on 8 July, 1944, Honorary Captain Anderson directed the evacuation of the wounded from the front to the unit regimental aid post. He personally drove a jeep through the most intense ...
    image  c. 1944   AWARD OF THE MILITARY CROSS TO HONORARY CAPTAIN JOHN MACMORRAN ANDERSON CANADIAN CHAPLAIN SERVICES During the attack on Buron on 8 July, 1944, Honorary Captain Anderson directed the evacuation of ...
    Oakville Museum
  • Award of 1st Bar to the Military Cross to Honorary Captain John MacMorran Anderson Canadian Chaplain Services (page one of two)
    Award of 1st Bar to the Military Cross to Honorary Captain John MacMorran Anderson Canadian Chaplain Services (page one of two)
    image  c. 1945     AWARD OF 1ST BAR TO THE MILITARY CROSS TO HONORARY CAPTAIN JOHN MACMORRAN ANDERSON CANADIAN CHAPLAIN SERVICES. On 6 March 1945, Honorary Captain Anderson, Canadian Chaplain Services was padre attached to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. The Highland Light Infantry of Canada launched an attack from Balberger Wald over ...
    image  c. 1945   AWARD OF 1ST BAR TO THE MILITARY CROSS TO HONORARY CAPTAIN JOHN MACMORRAN ANDERSON CANADIAN CHAPLAIN SERVICES. On 6 March 1945, Honorary Captain Anderson, Canadian Chaplain Services was padre attached ...
    Oakville Museum
  • Award of 1st Bar to the Military Cross to Honorary Captain John MacMorran Anderson Canadian Chaplain Services (page two of two)
    Award of 1st Bar to the Military Cross to Honorary Captain John MacMorran Anderson Canadian Chaplain Services (page two of two)
    image  c. 1945     AWARD OF 1ST BAR TO THE MILITARY CROSS TO HONORARY CAPTAIN JOHN MACMORRAN ANDERSON CANADIAN CHAPLAIN SERVICES. On 6 March 1945, Honorary Captain Anderson, Canadian Chaplain Services was padre attached to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. The Highland Light Infantry of Canada launched an attack from Balberger Wald over ...
    image  c. 1945   AWARD OF 1ST BAR TO THE MILITARY CROSS TO HONORARY CAPTAIN JOHN MACMORRAN ANDERSON CANADIAN CHAPLAIN SERVICES. On 6 March 1945, Honorary Captain Anderson, Canadian Chaplain Services was padre attached ...
    Oakville Museum
  • Newspaper article: Canucks, and Just Out of the Front Line
    Newspaper article: Canucks, and Just Out of the Front Line
    image  c. 1939-1945     The group includes John MacMorran (Jock)Anderson, known as Padre Jock, who moved to Oakville in 1963.
    image  c. 1939-1945   The group includes John MacMorran (Jock)Anderson, known as Padre Jock, who moved to Oakville in 1963.
    Oakville Museum
  • Padre Jock Anderson (right) preparing to leave camp in England, just before D-Day (6 June 1944).
    Padre Jock Anderson (right) preparing to leave camp in England, just before D-Day (6 June 1944).
    image  c. June 1944    
    image  c. June 1944  
    Oakville Museum
  • Members of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada in Bienen, Germany, visit the grave sites of friends who died in battle.
    Members of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada in Bienen, Germany, visit the grave sites of friends who died in battle.
    image  c. 1945     Padre "Jock" Anderson, chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada appears in this picture but is not identified. The graves were later moved to Holland.
    image  c. 1945   Padre "Jock" Anderson, chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada appears in this picture but is not identified. The graves were later moved to Holland.
    Oakville Museum
  • John MacMorran (Jock) Anderson receiving his first Military Cross - invested by Field Marshall Montgomery in Ghent, Belgium, October 1944.
    John MacMorran (Jock) Anderson receiving his first Military Cross - invested by Field Marshall Montgomery in Ghent, Belgium, October 1944.
    image  October 1944     "Padre Jock" Anderson received two Military Crosses for courage and iniative in evacuating casualties under heavy enemy fire during the Second World War.
    image  October 1944   "Padre Jock" Anderson received two Military Crosses for courage and iniative in evacuating casualties under heavy enemy fire during the Second World War.
    Oakville Museum
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