Karr, Alexander

Regimental Number: 503855
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Alexander was born in Ontario on March 26, 1877. On July 15, 1908, he married Florence Maud Iggulden. They were living in Kamloops, BC at the time of Alexander’s enlistment in June of 1917. According to Alexander’s military service file, he had suffered from tuberculosis since March of 1916 and he was discharged on January 4, 1918, having been found medically unfit due to tuberculosis and chronic rheumatism. When he returned to Canada in 1918, Alexander, his wife, and their three children came up to the South Peace and settled on NW 16-70-10-W6 and SW 10-70-10-W6. Alexander died in Vancouver on July 23, 1951 and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 411; April 12 1921 p. 8 c. 3