Francis, Sydney Thomas

Regimental Number: 811853
Rank: Corporal
Branch: 128th Battalion; 5th Canadian Divisional Artillery, Trench Mortar Batteries

Sydney was born in Bath, England on June 2, 1889. He came to the Peace River country in November of 1914 with his brother Walter and filed on homesteads at 33-77-2-W6 and 4-78-2-W6. Sydney enlisted in the Canadian army in January of 1916; once again, he and Walter went together. He married Delima Fortier Bolduc, the widow of Dave Bolduc. She had three young daughters from her first marriage. Sydney died on March 7, 1955.

Sources: Grooming the Grizzly p. 313-314