Felton, Ivor Gething “Mickey”

Regimental Number: 436591
Rank: Private
Branch: 51st Battalion; 7th Battalion

Ivor was born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales on March 15, 1889. He enlisted in the Canadian army in Canmore, Alberta in January of 1915. On March 22, 1917, Ivor sustained a gunshot wound to his head (skull fracture) and left shoulder. He suffered from severe headaches and nervousness as a result and was discharged in February of 1918. On July 2 of that year he filed on a homestead at 6-74-3-W6 in the Teepee Creek area. Ivor returned to England before World War II, and died on March 4, 1958.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 884, 1147