Keay, David Hugh “Steve”

Regimental Number: 551375
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: Canadian Light Horse

Steve was born in Logiealmond, Perthshire, Scotland on August 3, 1893. He came to Canada in 1913 and worked as a stonemason in and around Wapella, Saskatchewan until he enlisted in the Canadian army in 1914. After the war, Steve came to the Peace country and filed on a homestead at SE 7-80-7-W6. He went back to Saskatchewan in 1920 and on October 27, 1920 married Margaret McDonald. They returned to Spirit River, where Steve was in great demand as a stonemason. In 1967, Steve and Margaret moved to Penticton, BC. Steve died in Edmonton on January 29, 1978.

Sources: The Big Bend, p. 68; Chepi Sepe p. 182, 469