Barr, David

Regimental Number: 812178
Rank: Private
Branch: 138th Battalion; 128th Battalion; 49th Battalion

David Barr was born on July 23, 1889 in New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. He came to the Peace country in 1914 and homesteaded in the Sexsmith area, on the SW34-73-5-W6. Dave joined the army in 1915 and was killed in action on April 9, 1917 at Vimy Ridge.

Grave Reference: I.V. A. 9.
Cemetery: Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Thelus

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over, p. 153, 1147, 1151