Burnett, Margaret “Peggy” (Scallon)

Branch: Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps

Margaret was born in 1897 in Wexford, Ireland. She was a teenager at the time of the 1916 Easter Rebellion in Dublin. Margaret joined the WAAC and was stationed in London, where she met Richard Burnett. The couple was married on June 13, 1921, and came west to Richard’s homestead in Elmworth.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 263