Connery, Henry Herbert

Regimental Number: 1037999
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: 238th Battalion, Canadian Forestry Corps

Henry was born in Pakenham, Ontario on May 11, 1868. He homesteaded at SW 28-72-3-W6. Henry was married to Susan and they had four sons, three of whom – Clarence, Clifton, and Percy – also joined the Canadian army during the First World War. He served in England for two years and ten months but never saw active duty at the front lines in France. Henry died on December 18, 1945 and was buried in the Edmonton Municipal Cemetery.

Source: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 326