John McMurray was born and raised in Little Current, a town of 1500 on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. He is currently a Corporal in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves, as a Medical Technician, and has been in the military for almost five years. During that time, John has had one deployment to Afghanistan as a Medic in 2011. His home unit is 23 Field Ambulance, Hamilton and he has also been embedded since his return from Afghanistan with an Infantry Company, also in Hamilton. John McMurray is employed with the Dufferin County Paramedic Service and has been a paramedic since 2004. Cpl McMurray will be accompanying CDDHS students on the 2013 Battlefields Tour.