Holgate, Robert William

Regimental Number: 2138341
Rank: Private
Branch: 29th Battalion

Robert was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England on October 7, 1878. He was living in Goldfield, Nevada and working as a miner at the time of his enlistment in January of 1918. In March of 1919, Robert was absent without leave for almost six days. After being discharged in 1919, Robert came to the South Peace and filed on a homestead at SW 24-80-14-W6. He was a ranger at Muskeg in the early 1930s. He and his wife Ethel later moved to Bowser, British Columbia. Robert died in Victoria on September 26, 1963.

Sources: A History of Grande Cache p. 55