MacIver, Andrew Alfred James

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Rank: Lieutenant
Branch: 31st Battalion

Andrew was born in Avoch, Scotland on May 10, 1885. He was living in Calgary when he signed his Officers’ Declaration Paper in December of 1915. On May 3, 1917 at Fresnoy, Andrew received severe gunshot wounds to his right cheek and testicles. As a result of this injury, Andrew also suffered from shell shock, experiencing tremors, loss of memory, exhaustion, nervousness, and other related symptoms. On December 24, 1929, Andrew married Constance Marjorie Wirth. In 1930, he filed on a homestead at SE 8-70-22-W5. He later canceled on this homestead. Andrew took over the Goyne Hotel in Beaverlodge in spring of 1941. He died on July 23, 1964 in Calgary and was buried in the Burnsland Cemetery.

Sources: news clippings