Miller, Chester Carman

Regimental Number: 1251122
Rank: Corporal
Branch: Canadian Field Artillery

Chester was born on October 10, 1890 in South Bend, Indiana. He filed on a homestead at SW 17-71-5-W6 in 1913. In 1914, Chester and four other men from the South Peace enlisted in the RNWMP. He left the force to enlist in the Canadian army during World War I (his brother Howard also served in the army). In 1920, Chester married Delia Obenlock; the couple had nine children. Chester died on January 16, 1969 and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 227;