Regimental Number: 506605
Branch: Canadian Engineers
Joseph was born in Yorkshire, England on September 22, 1874 (it is likely that he lied about his age and was born in 1872). He came to Canada with his brother-in-law in 1910, and his wife Mary Alice (nee Tissington) and their six children came in 1912. Joseph filed on a homestead at NW 32-71-6-W6. In 1916 Joseph enlisted in the Canadian army. He died on November 1, 1945.
Sources: Centennial Celebration Edson Trail p. 74, 118; Along the Wapiti p. 163