Regimental Number: 100854
Branch: 66th Battalion; 9th Reserve Battalion; 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
Ernest was born in Norfolk, England on November 20, 1890 and was a surveyor by trade. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in Edmonton in July of 1915. Ernest received a gunshot wound to his left elbow in October 1916 at the Somme. He was discharged on November 30, 1917 because of flat feet.