Arcand, Joachim

Regimental Number: 3213104
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment; 21st Reserve Battalion

Joachim was born on August 18, 1897 in St. Albans, Quebec. He filed on a homestead (SE22-78-21-5) in 1915. On June 7, 1918 he was drafted into the army. Joachim was discharged just over a year later on July 18, 1919 at which time he returned to Falher. He remained single and lived with his sister Cecile in the priest’s residence in Donnelly. Joachim died in McLennan on March 7, 1984 and is buried in Ste. Anne Cemetery in Falher.

Sources: By the Peavine in the Smoky of the Peace p. 99 & 168