Regimental Number: 3212988
Branch: 21st Canadian Reserve Battalion, Alberta
Zoel was born on September 9, 1897 in Danville, Quebec. He came west with his parents in 1909 and settled in Donnelly in 1916 (SE 1-78-21-W5). Zoel and his brother Alphonse were drafted in 1918. He trained at Camp Bramshott in England in 1918 and was discharged in 1919. Zoel returned to Donnelly after the war. On March 3, 1924, Zoel married Marie Dentinger and the couple had seven children.
Sources: By the Peavine in the Smoky of the Peace, p. 256