Regimental Number: 279586
Branch: Canadian Railway Troops
Fred was born in Newdale, Manitoba on October 8, 1895. His father, recently a widower, brought his young family to the Manola district of Alberta in the mid 1890s. Fred enlisted in the Canadian army in May of 1916. In 1920, he and his brother Albert came to the South Peace. Fred’s homestead was located at 33-73-25-W5. He died on February 28, 1958 and was buried at Gibbons, Alberta.
Sources: Across the Smoky p. 60