Laughland, Wilfred John “Jack”

Regimental Number: 829270
Rank: Private
Branch: 52nd Battalion

Wilfred was born in Hartney, Manitoba on May 31, 1895. He enlisted in the Canadian army in December of 1915. In August of 1918, he received a shell wound to his right thigh. In 1923, Wilfred arrived in Spirit River, and in 1928 he filed on a homestead (his land was located at 27-76-2-W6 and SW 33-76-2-W6). Wilfred married Florence “Maggie” Ormiston in 1935. He died in 1981.

Sources: Chepi Sepe p. 609; Grooming the Grizzly p. 374