Simcoe High 1942-43
Simcoe High School, 1942-43
Last updated: 06 Jun 2016
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This is student: Jack Jasper
Identified by W.B., Christie & friends

From Jack's daughter, Margaret Forsyth
Jack Owen Jasper, born 23 Jul 1924, was the eldest child of 
Garfield (Sharkey) and Perceil Jasper. He had a brother Glen 
and sister June. Jack met his high school sweetheart 
Mae Cooper (43-208) at SHS. Jack was fond of Samoyed dogs 
and on occasion during cold, starry nights, would hitch 
the dogs to his homemade dogsled and take Mae by dogsled 
to Port Dover and back. 
Jack enlisted in the army. He was in No. 16 Platoon "D" 
Coy. No. 20 C.I. (B) T.C.-C.A. around March 1944. By June 1944 
he was in Camp Borden with No. 4 Company A 10 C.I.T.C. 
He saw action in Europe and was wounded a number of times. 
After the war he returned home and married Mae on 10 Oct 1946. 
They had four children: Margaret, Nancy, Richard and Patricia. 
Jack joined Ontario Hydro and worked with them until his death. 
He also registered and started a kennel, called Glenhurst, with 
plans to raise and show Samoyed dogs. Jack was ill for several 
years, diagnosed with what was a rare disease, periarteritisnodosa 
-- an inflammation of small and medium sized arteries. 
He passed away 8 May 1963. 

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