McKone, Frederick Hulbert

Regimental Number: 152580
Rank: Private
Branch: 52nd Battalion

Frederick was born on February 3, 1898 in Neepawa, Manitoba. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in August of 1915. In February of 1917, Frederick was required to forfeit ten days’ pay for having a dirty rifle on parade. He suffered from gunshot wounds, which fractured his right leg, in June of 1917. Frederick and his wife, Iona “Onie” Delinda Moore, came to the South Peace in 1927 and filed on SE 31-69-11-W6 and NW 32-69-11-W6. They retired to Vancouver in 1954. Frederick died in Powell River, BC on August 2, 1978.

Sources: Beaverlodge Supplement p. 160; Jan 29 1953 p. 1 c. 7