Lacey, Arthur Gambell

Regimental Number: 506010
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Signal Service, Canadian Engineers

Arthur was born in Wantage, Berkshire, England on June 26, 1887. He and his brothers Charles and Harry came to Canada with their parents in 1900. In 1913, Arthur and Harry came over the Edson Trail; Arthur’s homesteads were located at 10-73-11-W6, 17-75-11-W6, and 21-73-11-W6. Arthur enlisted in the Canadian army in September of 1916 and served in France and Belgium. He returned to his homestead in Hythe after being discharged in 1919. In 1929, Arthur married Meta Sullivan; they raised two children. Arthur died in September of 1975.

Sources: Pioneer Round-Up p. 240; Pioneers of the Peace p. 285