Powell, Albert E.

Regimental Number: 331847
Rank: Gunner
Branch: Canadian Field Artillery

Albert was born in Hereford, England on December 3, 1883. He and his wife Jennie and their two sons, George (8) and Albert (2) were living in Lethbridge at the time of his enlistment in 1916. In the early 1920s, the Powell family came to the South Peace; Albert filed on land at NW 2-71-6-W6 and SW 6-71-6-W6. At some point Albert and Jennie moved to British Columbia. They died within a day of each other in Kelowna; Albert on February 19, 1948, and Jennie on February 20, 1948.

Sources: homestead records; surname file; GP Herald Feb. 26 1948 p. 1 c. 3; March 4, 1948 p. 1 c. 7; June 7, 1921 p.1 c. 4; Sept. 23, 1927 p. 6 c. 1