Bunyan, Reginald Arthur

Regimental Number: 887601
Rank: Private
Branch: 188th Battalion

Reginald was born in Northampton, England on September 21, 1897. He came to Canada with his parents in 1903, and the family settled in Lloydminster. Reg enlisted in the 188th Battalion in 1915 and was discharged on April 30, 1917 because of tuberculosis. He met his wife Jean in Fort Saskatchewan after the war. In 1929, Reg bought a hardware business in Wembley and eventually bought the South Wapiti Lumber Mill as well. Reg served for years as Councillor and Mayor of Wembley. He died on June 4, 1955 at 57, and was buried in Lake Saskatoon Cemetery.

Sources: Along the Wapiti, p. 342, 411