McDonald, Robert Symington

Regimental Number: 1038071
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Forestry Corps

Bob was born in Owen Sound, Ontario on November 9, 1882. In 1917, his service file reports that he was reprimanded for creating a disturbance at his billet after lights out. In January of 1918, Bob was sent to the School of Farmery for cold shoeing (?). He filed on a homestead at E 10-78-24-W5 after the war. Bob died in the McLennan Hospital around 1936; he had climbed a tree while on a trapping trip and fell and broke his back.

Sources: Smoky Peace Triangle p. 303