Powers, Allan Earl

Regimental Number: 455140
Rank: Segeant
Branch: 2nd Battalion

Allan was born in Port Hope, Ontario on November 30, 1894. In August of 1915, he enlisted in the Canadian army. Allan married Margaret Josephine “Rita” McDaid in 1918; the couple had five children. The family settled in Eaglesham in 1933. On June 13, 1943, a fire destroyed the Powers home; Rita and the two youngest daughters died. Allan chose to move to Regina after this tragedy. He later married Marie Donovan. Allan died on January 1, 1988 at the age of 94.

Sources: Smoky Peace Triangle p. 351