Hollingworth, William

Regimental Number: 14720
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: Fort Garry Horse

William was born in Eckington, Derbyshire, England on April 25, 1875 (1876?). He served in both the Boer War and World War I. William was married to Charlotte Elizabeth when he enlisted in the Canadian army in September of 1914. They were living in Winnipeg at the time. After the war (possibly around 1920, with his brother George “Rusty” Hollingworth), William and Charlotte settled in the Teepee Creek area. Charlotte died in 1949, and William on September 12, 1956. He was buried in the Teepee Creek cemetery.

Sources: County of Grande Prairie Cemetery Records; see HT July 13 & Sept. 28, 1956