Bice, Cecil Alexander

Regimental Number: 3133494
Rank: Sapper
Branch: 83rd Engineer Crew Company, Canadian Railway Troops

Cecil was born in Ailsa Craig, Ontario on December 4, 1894. He settled in Belloy in 1919 and worked for the ED&BC Railway. Cecil married Mary Francis McDaid, who had immigrated from Ireland. They had three children. Sadly, Mary died after the birth of the youngest daughter, Virginia. Cecil hired a housekeeper, Grace Reid, who came when Virginia was ten months old. Cecil and Grace later married and had three children. In 1931 the Bice family relocated to Rahab (later Codesa) and started farming. Cecil died in 1952.

Sources: Smoky Peace Triangle p.134-135