Richardson, Ernest “Dick”

Service Number: M/56288
Branch: Veterans Guard of Canada

Ernest was born ca. 1895. Hefiled on the eastern half of 17-70-8-W6 in 1927 or 1928, indicating on his homestead record that he had served in the First World War. Ernest also served in the Veterans Guard during the Second World War. His wife Clara was living in Dawson Creek during that time. Ernest died on December 15, 1945 and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Sources: Along the Wapiti p. 411 (listed as Richard Richardson, likely a misunderstanding as he went by Dick, commonly a nickname for Richard)