Regimental Number: 838382
Branch: 4th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles
William was born in Osprey, Ontario on May 12, 1898. He enlisted in the Canadian army in December of 1915. William suffered from trench foot multiple times, and according to a note in his file dated March of 1918, he experienced deafness in his left ear. After the war, Bill married Cora Viola May Davis in Toronto. In the late 1920s he came to the South Peace with his family and filed on land at SE 34-79-13-W6 and NE 27-79-13-W6. William died in Chilliwack, British Columbia on May 27, 1983.
Sources: Homesteaders Heritage p. 299