McFadzen, Frederick

Regimental Number: 115809
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 10th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles; 78th Battalion; Canadian Engineers

Frederick was born in Brandon, Manitoba on June 15, 1883. On August 10, 1910 he married May Ridgeway. Fred enlisted in the Canadian army in January of 1916; at this time he and May still farmed in Manitoba. Fred suffered from pleurisy and myalgia throughout the war. After being discharged, Fred and May moved to Saskatchewan where they farmed for nine years. Then, in 1928, they moved up to the South Peace region where they farmed in the Goodfare area for many years. In 1958 they sold the farm and moved into Beaverlodge. Fred died in Edmonton on August 25, 1972.

Sources: Pioneer Round-Up p. 109