Hawkesworth, Murray Randolph

Regimental Number: 506008
Rank: Sapper
Branch: 4th Battalion, Canadian Engineers

Murray was born on January 30, 1893 in Nova Scotia. He came out west to farm with his brother before the war, filing on a homestead at NE 16-73-11-W6, which he later abandoned for SE 26-73-11-W6. In 1916, Murray and his brother Aubrey went to enlist in the army but Aubrey was turned away because of an old hip injury. Murray did not return to Alberta after the war but settled in Nova Scotia instead. He died in 1963.