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James Clark Whenham (1896 - abt. 1970)

James Clark Whenham
Born in Louise, Manitoba, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 15 Aug 1921 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canadamap
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2018
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Private James Whenham served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I
Service started: 17 Mar 1917
Unit(s): Canadian Army Services Corps., #1 Training Depot
Service ended: 19 Mar 1919

James was born in 1896. He is the son of James Whenham and Sarah Clark.

Teaching Career

Following the war he served as the Principal of Isabella School (1922-1925), Decker School (1925), Arden School (1925-1927), and Bowsman School (1927-1930).[1]


  1. Profile of James Clark Whenham, as published by the Manitoba Historical Society.
  • Birth registration for James Clark Whenham, May 10, 1896, RM of Louise, Manitoba, Canada. Manitoba Vital Statistics Reg No. 1897,006010.
  • Marriage Registration for James Clark Whenham and Laura Churchill, Aug. 15, 1921, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Manitoba Vital Statistics Reg No. 1921,034009.
  • "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 April 2019), James C Whenham, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada; citing Census, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

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Robin, there is no Canadian Army for WWI. It was the Canadian Expeditionary Force, so please use that as the branch in the template.Thanks! (I know, templates still baffle me, especially military ones! I'm still figuring it out myself.)


posted by Natalie (Durbin) Trott