March 7, 2023

Image: La Glace School, ca. 1950 (SPRA 0063.02.051.3)

Everett Nash was born on September 14, 1914 and he came to the Northfield Settlement area in 1934 where he worked until enlisting in the Canadian Army in June, 1942.

Everett served in the 7th Battery, 2nd Field Regiment Artillery. He was stationed in Sicily and Italy until he was wounded and sent back to England. While in England, Everett met his future wife, Kitty. They got married in England, and she arrived in Northfield in July, 1946.

Everett and Kitty homesteaded until 1961, when they sold out. Then they became caretakers of the LaGlace School until 1965, when they left Northfield and LaGlace.

Sources: LaGlace: Yesterday and Today (p.126) The Northfield Settlement (p. 60)

Soldier Spotlight highlights veterans from the Archives’ online Soldiers’ Memorial. Each week, our volunteers select a remarkable individual to showcase in this blog series. The Soldiers’ Memorial commemorates more than 1,100 WWI veterans and 2,300 WWII veterans from our region. Three dedicated volunteers have contributed over 1,200 hours to this project by researching and writing biographies. Our goal is to have all South Peace soldiers acknowledged for their service. If you know of someone who lived in the South Peace and should be listed on the Memorial, or would like to get involved by researching a local veteran, please contact the Archives.

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