Regimental Number: 649016
Rank: Acting Sergeant
Branch: Canadian Forestry Corps
Robert was born in Bristol Township, Quebec on June 13, 1870. He enlisted in April of 1916, and after being discharged in 1919 came west and filed on a homestead at SW 13-74-7-W6. Robert’s son, Robert John Gerow, also served in the Canadian army during World War I. Robert died on June 5, 1945.
Sources: Buffalo Trails, p. 136, 261; Wagon Trails Grown Over, p. 1147