Freeborn, Frederick James

Regimental Number: 154649
Rank: Private
Branch: 10th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles; 1st Canadian Pioneer Battalion; 9th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops

Frederick was born in Clinton, Ontario on January 6, 1895 (1885?). He enlisted in the Canadian army on January 7, 1915. After the war, Fred and his older brother came west to work for the government as fire rangers. In 1939 he gave up this position and returned to the east. The following year he married Rose. Fred and Rose returned to Summer Crossing, near the Little Smoky. The couple had three daughters.

Sources: Where the Red Willow Grew p. 303, 518-520