Regimental Number: 812177
Branch: 138th Battalion
William was born in London, England on December 26, 1870, though he stated 1872 on his attestation paper. He came to Canada in 1907 and was living in Grande Prairie when he enlisted in April of 1916. In August of 1917, William was given permission to marry Deborah. He served in England for a time but was discharged in 1918 as he was overage. In 1920, William and Deborah came to the South Peace and filed on SW 21-74-4-W6. William died at the University Hospital in Edmonton on December 7, 1947.
Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 326; July 23 1942 p. 2 c. 1