Livingstone, David

Regimental Number: 85631
Rank: Driver
Branch: Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

David was born on July 26, 1893 in Belfast, Ireland. He enlisted in the Canadian army in Kingston, Ontario, in November of 1914. After returning from the war, David came to the South Peace with his mother, brother John, and his sister and her family. He filed on homesteads in the Teepee Creek area (17-74-3-W6; 15-74-3-W6). After his mother’s death around 1940, David and his brother John moved to Vancouver. David married Anna Christine Adair (whose family had been neighbors of the Livingstones) in Edmonton, and they made their home in Vancouver. The couple had five daughters. David died in Vancouver in September of 1978.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 915, 1147