Cranston, William

Regimental Number: 13224
Rank: Private
Branch: 5th Battalion; Canadian Machine Gun Corps

William was born in Leith, Scotland on February 13, 1884. It is unknown when he came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army at Valcartier in September of 1914. In 1919, William filed on homesteads at NE 24-70-8-W6 and SE 25-70-8-W6.