Langelier, Jean Baptiste

Regimental Number: 3214430
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Jean was born on February 28, 1884 in St. Simon, Quebec. He came to the Peace country in 1914 and spent two years working in Grouard before filing on a homestead at 31-78-21-W5 on September 29, 1916. Jean was drafted into the Canadian army in July of 1918 and served only in Canada. He married Blanche Laura Dupuis-Landry of Falher around 1920. The couple had five children. Jean and Laura lived in Kelowna from 1965 to 1969, then returned to McLennan, where they lived in the Our Lady of the Lake Nursing Home. Jean died on December 28, 1971.

Sources: By the Peavine in the Smoky of the Peace, p. 360