Ash, Cecil

Regimental Number: 33274
Rank: Private
Branch: 3rd Canadian Field Ambulance

Cecil was born September 14, 1890 in London, England. While training in England he met Lillian and it was “love at first sight,” he said. He joined up on September 25, 1914 and was discharged on May 7, 1919. After the war Cecil returned to Canada and acquired land near Crossfield, Alberta. Lillian joined him in 1920 and they were married in Calgary. The Ash family moved to the Peace Country in 1930 after losing their farm in Crossfield. Cecil died in Grande Prairie on September 7, 1977.

Sources: Homesteaders’ Heritage p. 356-359