Canton, Edward Franklin

Regimental Number: 231692
Rank: Private
Branch: 202nd Battalion

Edward was born on October 9, 1888 in Springview, Keya Paha County, Nebraska. He came to the Peace Country and homesteaded at 35-72-6-W6. Edward married Alice Parenteau in Grande Prairie on March 15, 1915, though at the time of his enlistment, Alice’s current address was listed as St. Julien, Saskatchewan. Edward enlisted on June 30, 1916 and deserted on September 19, 1916 before his unit sailed.