Killips, Thomas Walter

Regimental Number: 433101
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

Thomas was born in Toronto, Ontario on July 18, 1874. He and his wife Nancy and their six children were living in Edmonton at the time of his enlistment in April of 1915. For a time Thomas served at the front lines in France, but in August of 1916 he was declared medically unfit due to heart trouble and sent back to Canada. In 1932, Thomas and Nancy settled in the Whitemud Creek area and filed on the northern half of 13-74-23-W5. Thomas died in the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton on October 7, 1946.

Sources: Guy p. 635