Croken, Gregory Rudolph “Rudy”

Regimental Number: 3213528
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Rudy was born on June 8, 1897 in Emerald, Prince Edward Island. In 1916 his made his first trip into the Peace Country, bringing cattle and machinery up to Bezanson, where he and his brother Patrick hoped to farm. He was drafted in June of 1918. After the war, Rudy returned to work as a U.G.G. grain elevator agent in Clairmont. He married Jennie Tomshak in June of 1937. Rudy and Jennie lived in Clairmont for eighteen years before moving to Grande Prairie in 1954. Rudy died in 1961 and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Sources: Fonds 112