Fildes, George Cran

Regimental Number: 101070
Rank: Private
Branch: 66th Battalion; 31st Battalion

George was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on September 29, 1893. He enlisted in Edmonton on July 23, 1915. George was wounded twice during his time in the Canadian army. In September 1916 at Courcelette, he received a gunshot wound to his wrist. Later, in September of 1917 at Vimy Ridge, he was wounded by a shell in his left arm and head and had ‘small metallic foreign bodies’ in each arm. George filed on a homestead at 30-78-5-W6 and died on October 8, 1967.