Borland, John Lee: Service no. 53999 (Military Medal)

Earned Military Medal June 1916.

Digitized Service Record

His son, Flying Officer Alexander “Sandy” George Borland, was shot down by an American Army Airforce Thunderbolt.

Inverclyde’s The Great War bio.

Source: Operation Picture Me via The 18th Battalion Facebook Group. London Free Press. June 7, 1916. Note that this article relates the incorrect decoration.
Canadian Casualties Toronto World March 31 1916
Lance Corporal Borland mentioned in Canadian Casualties from the Toronto World; March 31, 1916.

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