Regimental Number: 3212348
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment; Canadian Army Medical Corps
Colin was born in Pembroke, Ontario on February 28, 1896. At the age 15, he came west and stayed with his brother in Edmonton. Colin worked with a survey crew for two summers. He married Elizabeth Jane Proctor, whom he had met while working on the railroad to Gibbons, on April 20, 1918. A few weeks later Colin was drafted. He went overseas to England, where he remained for sixteen months. After the war, Colin and Elizabeth settled in the Teepee Creek area (21-74-3-W6). Colin died in late September/early October of 1964.
Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over, p. 889