Love, Edmund Rogers

Regimental Number: 423054
Rank: Sapper
Branch: 4th Canadian Division Signal Company, Canadian Engineers

Edmund was born in Lingfield, Surrey, England on July 3, 1893. He was living in Portage La Prairie at the time of his enlistment in the Canadian Army in April of 1915. He was awarded the Military Medal. In 1920, Edmund came to the Hythe area and filed on NE 3-73-11-W6 and SE 10-73-11-W6. Edmund met his wife Rene Challenger in Pocahontas, Alberta and they were married on April 26, 1921. They raised three daughters and lived on their homestead near Hythe until 1965. At that time, Edmund and Rene moved to Oliver, BC. Edmund died in Oliver on October 13, 1977.

Sources: surname database; Pioneer Round-Up p. 250; see newspaper index for relevant clippings