Horner, Eri James

Regimental Number: 101022
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

Eri was born in Lamoille County, Vermont on May 11, 1868; he lied on his attestation paper in order to get into the army and wrote 1875. It is unknown when he first came west, but according to his attestation paper, he enlisted in Edmonton. In April of 1916, Eri suffered from appendicitis; he was never operated on. He was in hospital in England for six weeks, then put on permanent base duty. Eri was discharged on March 22, 1918 due to rheumatism. After discharge, he came to the South Peace and filed on SE 23-77-6-W6. Eri died on November 19, 1926.