Nowry, Lorne “Bob”

Regimental Number: 721697
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Forestry Corps

Bob was born in Palmerston, Ontario on May 30, 1879. He enlisted in Winnipeg in June of 1916. Bob married Annie Belle Heaton in 1902and they had four children; the family lived in St. Catherines, Ontario. Bob was was invalided to Canada in September of 1918 due to nephritis, and was discharged on November 7, 1918. In 1921 the Nowrys came to Grande Prairie and bought a sawmill; Bob also owned land at 4-73-3-W6. After the children were grown, Bob and Annie left the farm and returned to Ontario. Bob died on June 22, 1939.

Sources: Where the Red Willow Grew pg. 303; Bridges to the Past p. 478; Across the Smoky p. 54