Beatty, Robert William

Regimental Number: 3212359
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Engineers

Robert was born in Tweed, Ontario on May 18, 1893. In 1917, he filed on homesteads at NW 8-70-10-W6 and NE 1-70-11-W6, near Halcourt. The following year Robert was drafted into the Canadian Army; he served in the British Isles. In 1928, Robert moved to the Spirit River area and filed on NW 18-79-10-W6. He married Mrs. B. Wilson on March 25, 1937. Robert died in Vancouver in the early 1970s.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 394; Homesteader’s Heritage p. 360