McWhirter, William

Regimental Number: 3206448
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment; 49th Battalion

William was born in Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland on December 27, 1888. He listed his present address as Side View, Alberta when he was drafted in June of 1918; he served in England for the remainder of his time in the Canadian Army. After being discharged in 1919, William filed on NE 15-76-3-W6. He was said to be the first person in the Heart Valley area to own a car and a radio. William died in Edmonton on June 30, 1947.

Sources: Grooming the Grizzly p. 411; GPH July 17, 1947, p. 1 c. 4