Oblinger, Milo Milton

Regimental Number: 2771295
Rank: Private
Branch: Northern Russia Mobile Force (Dog Detachment)

Milo was born in Arlington, Minnesota on February 16, 1891. He filed on a homestead at SE 33-78-6-W6 in 1913, and for a time managed the Grande Prairie Herald with his brother Verne. When he was drafted in 1918, Milo was married to Margryth and living in Vancouver. He arrived in England in November of 1918 and served in Russia; he was discharged in October of 1919. Milo died on September 27, 1943.

Sources: Grande Prairie Capitol of the Peace p. 50; Pioneers of the Peace p. 293