Churcher, Joseph William

Regimental Number: 206242
Branch: Royal Navy

Joe was born in Tottenham, Middlesex, England on June 4, 1884. He served in the Navy from June 4, 1902 until May 30, 1916. Following the war, Joe came to Canada with his wife Florence and their young daughter Doris (born 1913). In 1922, Joe filed on two homesteads near Hythe, NE 28-73-11-W6 and SE 33-73-11-W6. Joe and Florence remained on the farm until 1948, at which time they moved to British Columbia to be nearer Doris. Joe died in Victoria, BC in fall of 1971.