John McBay Ritchie

M, #7400, b. 1922, d. 1961
John McBay Ritchie (1922-1961)
     John McBay Ritchie was born in 1922.1 He was the son of David Ritchie and Jane Pirie. His common name was Jack. John McBay Ritchie was a fisherman. He served in World War II with the Royal Canadian Navy Fisherman’s Reserve. He co-owned a fishing boat with his brother Alf, and was a fishing inspector when his back couldn’t allow him to fish anymore. He married Mabel Slatta. John died in 1961 at British Columbia, Canada.1 He was buried in 1961 at Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada.1


  1. [S5898] Kerry Thomson, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Kerry Thomson of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.