Moss, William Richard

Regimental Number: 3214664
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Engineers; Canadian War Graves Detachment

William was born in Orillia, Ontario on November 22, 1891. In 1917, he filed on SE 4-72-9-W6 in the Lake Saskatoon area; he later built and operated a blacksmith shop. William served in England during the war, and his brother Oliver served in the Canadian Army as well. From May until August of 1919, William was with the Canadian War Graves Detachment. On January 3, 1934, William married Margaret Russell. They sold out and left the area in 1939. William died in Langley, BC, on October 9, 1974.

Sources: Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 30, 33; Along the Wapiti p. 376; possible clippings