Henderson, Carmen Clifford “Cliff”

Regimental Number: 3213927
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment; Canadian Engineers

Cliff was born on June 21, 1889 in Wawanesa, Manitoba. He and his brother Ernie came up to the Peace country in spring of 1911. Cliff filed on SW 19-73-10-W6 in the Hythe area. He was drafted in July of 1918 and served with the Canadian army in Canada and England. Cliff returned to the South Peace after the war and, through the Soldier Settlement Act, was granted another quarter section at NE 8-73-11-W6. On May 2, 1934, Cliff married Josephine Gass. They lived on the farm until about 1970, then moved to Campbell River, BC to live nearer their children and grandchildren. Cliff died in Campbell River on July 18, 1988.

Sources: Fran Moore fonds (being processed); Pioneers of the Peace p. 236; Centennial Celebration Edson Trail p. 33