Davis, George Courtney

Regimental Number: 101345
Rank: Private
Branch: 66th Battalion

George was born in Vancouver on August 27, 1894. He came over the Edson Trail in 1912 and filed on a homestead at 15-71-10-W6. Shortly after he arrived, Harry Adair had him bring in a sawmill outfit. In 1915, George enlisted in the Canadian army and shipped overseas. He was an excellent shot with a rifle and was always selected to represent the 66th Battalion in rifle competitions. George died of pneumonia at Moore Barracks Hospital, Shorncliffe on May 23, 1916.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 45; Pioneers of the Peace p. 25