Beckett, Walter George

Regimental Number: 5849
Rank: Gunner
Branch: Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Walter was born in Aldershot, England on June 25, 1887. It is unknown when he first came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army at Valcartier on September 23, 1914. At the time, his father was living at the Bell Inn in Cullompton, England (see link for a photograph). On October 14, 1915, Walter married Ada. They came to the South Peace in 1919 and filed on SW 34-70-6-W6.