Digitized Service Record
Source: Kiss the kids for dad. Don’t forget to write.: The Wartime Letters of George Timmins, 1916 – 18
Jack Burr: wounded in the head and neck at Calonne, Sector II (Maroc), 17 January, 1917; wound dressed by stretcher bearers; admitted to the No. 22 General Hospital, Camier, 18 January, 1918; hospitalized 3 weeks; evacuated to England, still complaining of neck pains; the bullet lodged in his neck was found and removed at the military hospital in York 9 April, 1917; sent to the 4th Reserve Battalion 19 April, 1918; to the 98th Battalion in Witley June 1918; back to the field, 8th Battalion, 14 August, 1918; wounded by shrapnel in the left had September 1918; index finger amputated. LAC, box 1311-23, 745906 Burr, John Henry.
Bennett, Y. A. (Ed.). (2009). Kiss the kids for dad. Don’t forget to write.: The Wartime Letters of George Timmins, 1916 – 18. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press.Page 156, note 7.