Paverly, Fred

Regimental Number: 6018
Rank: Corporal
Branch: Royal Canadian Horse Artillery; 3rd Canadian Divisional Trench Mortar Group; 3rd Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column

Fred was born in Thornton, Yorkshire, England on June 17, 1888. He immigrated to Canada in 1912 and in 1913 settled in the South Peace (25-70-9-W6; 26-70-9-W6). In September of 1914, Fred enlisted in the Canadian army. He attended the school of cookery from December of 1914 through January of 1915. In November of 1917 he received shrapnel wounds to his thigh. In 1921, Fred married Winnifred Thomas in Calgary. He had met her twin brother on his voyage over from England in 1912. In 1928, the Paverly family moved to Wembley. Fred and Winnifred had five children. Fred died on January 18, 1977 and was buried in the Lake Saskatoon cemetery.

Sources: Along the Wapiti p. 50, 411; see newspaper database for clippings about grain prizes