- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1918/01/31
- Latest 1920/12/31
- Inscription (obverse/avers): HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR J C HUME-STORER; E.C.P.; (reverse/verso): W
- Materials Bronze
- Service Component Royal Air Force
- Person / Institution Subject, Hume-Storer, Captain John Cameron
- Measurements Thickness 0.5 cm, Outside Diameter 12.0 cm
- Caption John Cameron HUME-STORER
- Additional Information Born in 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland, Hume-Storer attested at Valcartier on 22 September 1914. By 1915, he was in France, and in July 1916 he was seconded to the Royal Flying Corps. He was reported missing on 17 February 1917 while on patrol duty between Dover and Ramsgate.
- Caption Medals Project- Hume-Storer, John Cameron
John Cameron Hume-Storer was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on 22 October 1883. It is not known when he immigrated to Canada.
An engraver before the war, Hume-Storer was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Canadian Army Service Corps at Valcartier Camp, Quebec, on 22 September 1914. He joined the No. 1 Divisional Train in France on 15 January 1916 and was promoted to captain on 24 January 1916. On 20 July 1916, Hume-Storer was transferred to the Canadian Training Depot headquarters for duty with the Royal Flying Corps. He became a flying officer on 29 December 1916.
A member of the Home Defence Wing, Hume-Storer was reported missing on 17 February 1917, after he failed to return from an aerial patrol between Dover and Ramsgate, England.
John Cameron Hume-Storer is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England.