Oakville Images
John MacMorran Anderson, known as Padre Jock, bound for Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Description
Creator
Ken Bell, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
John "Jock" MacMorran Anderson (right, with back to camera) holds a brief service before the ship touches down.
Notes
"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.
Publisher
Crown Copyright (Canada)
Date of Original
6 Jun 1944
Date Of Event
1939-1945
Subject(s)
Collection
Shadows of War
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Oakville Museum
Email
WWW address
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John MacMorran Anderson, known as Padre Jock, bound for Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944.


John "Jock" MacMorran Anderson (right, with back to camera) holds a brief service before the ship touches down.