Regimental Number: 101372
Branch: 49th Battalion
Robert was born in Blanchard, North Dakota on August 29, 1892. He came over the Edson Trail in 1913 and the following year filed on homesteads at NE 15-73-10-W6 and SE 21-73-10-W6. In October of 1915 he enlisted in the Canadian army. Bob was wounded in action twice, first shrapnel wounds to his head and back in June of 1917, and later a gunshot wound to his right arm in October of 1918. In twenty-five months in the trenches had only one leave. Bob died in April of 1982.
Sources: Pioneer Round Up p. 261