Longair, Frank McGregor

Regimental Number: 101111
Rank: Corporal
Branch: 9th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops

Frank was born in Dundee, Scotland on July 19, 1885. He was living in the South Peace at the time of his enlistment in July of 1915 and owned land at 24-73-5-W6 and 7-71-5-W6. On November 28, 1917, Frank stepped in a hole while marching at Passchendaele and twisted his right knee. The injury was so severe that he was discharged on July 20, 1918. He had already returned to Grande Prairie at the beginning of June. During his time away from Grande Prairie, Frank had married a Scotswoman who expected to join him later. Frank died on September 14, 1966.