Hill, James Monroe

Regimental Number: 101367
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

James was born in Texas on June 23, 1875. He was living in the South Peace when the war began (his homesteads were located at SE31-71-7-W6 and SE31-71-5-W6) and enlisted in the army in September of 1915. James’s brother was killed in action. In February of 1919, James was taken off a troop train headed westward across Canada because he had the mumps. When he arrived in Edmonton in March, James fell on a sidewalk and fractured his right wrist. He died on January 13, 1974.

Sources: Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 254; Pioneers of the Peace p. 154