Hoflin, John Alexander

Regimental Number: 3213526
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

John was born in Browns Valley, Minnesota on December 12, 1896. In 1914, he came over the Edson Trail to Northfield, Alberta. In 1915, John filed on a homestead at NW 33-74-8-W6. John was drafted into the Canadian Army in June of 1918, but deserted later that month. In 1940, he married Ina Christopherson; they had four children. John died on September 22, 1987.

Sources: surname file; La Glace p 72, 97; The Northfield Settlement p. 35; Pioneer Round Up p. 542; Centennial Celebration Edson Trail p. 99, 112