Noll, William John

Regimental Number: 2684235
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Forestry Corps

William John Noll was born January 15, 1895 in Parkdale, Minnesota. In the spring of 1914, William traveled to the Grande Prairie area over the Edson Trail. He filed on a homestead at SW 21-74-8 W6 on October 30, 1913. William enlisted in the Royal North West Mounted Police in 1918 as a way to get into the Canadian army; he enlisted in Regina on May 3, 1918. William served in Great Britain and was finally discharged on July 16, 1919; he did not return to the South Peace. It appears that he never married. William died on June 11, 1963 and was buried in the Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sources: Buffalo Trails p. 219, 228, 265;