Perry Children, July 1939


Description
Creator:
Ruddy, Marjorie G., Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
A black and white negative of John and Peter Perry in Whitby, Ontario. In this view John is standing to the right of a horse that Peter is sitting on. A dog is visible a the bottom right corner of the photograph.
Notes:
Col. John Ham Perry was born on May 5, 1892 at Whitby, the first son of John Ham Perry and Louisa Hay. He started working for the Dominion Bank in 1909 and was manager at Whitby from 1926 to 1939. In 1944 he moved to the head office in Toronto. He served in the First World War from 1914 to 1918 and reached the rank of Captain. He also received the Military Cross in the First World War. In the 1930's in served as a Captain in the Ontario Regiment and went overseas again when the Second World War broke out in 1939. He was promoted to Major in 1941, Lt. Col. in 1942 and Col. in 1943, returning home in 1944. Col. Perry served with the Canadian Armored Division in England during the Second World War. John Ham Perry married Ethel Vivian Alcock (1898-1984) on 8 July 1922 in Whitby, Ontario. They had two children: John Ham Perry (1927-1988) and Peter Joseph Alcock Perry (1936-1977). He died at Mississauga on May 30, 1976. Col. Perry is buried at Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Streetsville, Ontario.
Date of Original:
July 1939
Dimensions:
Width: 1.5 cm
Height: 1.5 cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Perry, John Ham ; Perry, Peter Joseph Alcock
Local identifier:
A2013_040_815D
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.879831860126 Longitude: -78.9423113757324
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
1939
Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
Perry Children, July 1939, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_815D.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Perry Children, July 1939


A black and white negative of John and Peter Perry in Whitby, Ontario. In this view John is standing to the right of a horse that Peter is sitting on. A dog is visible a the bottom right corner of the photograph.