Regimental Number: 904321
Branch: Canadian Forestry Corps
Chester was born in Muskoka, Ontario on April 20, 1900. He came west with his family in August of 1909; they settled in Stony Plain. In 1916 Chester joined the Canadian army, though he was underage. In 1927, Maurice and Chester drove up to the Beaverlodge area. Chester’s homestead was located at 13-73-12-W6. He married Thelma Chandler on July 7, 1929.
Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 246