Roland, Augustus Joseph Henri “Gus”

Regimental Number: MCG156
Rank: Private
Branch: Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Gus was born in London, England on July 9, 1893. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in May of 1915. On December 12, 1915 at La Clytte, Belgium, Gus suffered from severe shell wounds to his legs. He was discharged on December 5, 1916, having been found medically unfit as a result of these wounds. Gus filed on NE 33-71-8-W6 in 1918, and the southern half of 32-71-8-W6; by this time he was married to Goldie C. He worked as a telegraph operator in Lake Saskatoon until he was transferred to Athabasca in 1924.

Sources: Lake Saskatoon Reflection pg. 35, 201