Mortland, John A.

Regimental Number: 3207731
Rank: Private
Branch: 31st Battalion

John was born in Castlefin, Ireland on July 8, 1889. He sailed to Canada in 1910 with his older brother. When he was drafted in March of 1918, John was living in Shoal Creek, Alberta. After the war, he came to the Broncho Creek area and filed on a homestead at 1-79-5-W6. On March 12, 1935, John married Elsie Wherrell. The couple had two children. John died on March 7, 1973 and was buried in the Spirit River cemetery.

Sources: Wheatfields & Wildflowers p. 584; Chepi Sepe p. 697