Clarkson, William Albion “Slim”

Regimental Number: 2137913
Rank: Private
Branch: 2nd Depot Battalion, British Columbia Regiment; 72nd Battalion

William was born in Brunswick, British Columbia on March 24, 1896. He was drafted in 1918. His uncle Thomas also served in the Canadian Army. According to the grave marker, William married Lida Mabel Anderson in 1926. William died in April 1966 at the age of 70 and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Sources: Where the Red Willow Grew p. 303; obituary; grave marker