Kempton, Edward Blake

Regimental Number: 2193329
Rank: Private
Branch: Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Edward was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on April 28, 1891. He was living in Winnipeg at the time of his enlistment in the Canadian Army in April of 1917. In August of 1917, Edward suffered from a contusion to the eye, and in October of 1918, he received gunshot wounds to the head. After the war, Edward came to the South Peace and filed on a homestead at SW 9-70-10-W6 in 1919. He died on April 12, 1960.