Regimental Number: 100897
Branch: 102nd Battalion
Earl was born in Caledonia, Michigan on March 28, 1883. It is uncertain where he was living at the time of his enlistment in July of 1915, but he enlisted in Edmonton and was already married to Ellen Nancy. Earl received gunshot wounds to his right shoulder in October of 1916, and was sent back to Canada in May of 1917 as he had suffered partial paralysis from the wound. He was discharged on January 31, 1918. In 1928 Earl filed on land at NE 18-70-22-W5 and NE 7-70-22-W5, at this time stating that he was not married. Earl died suddenly of a heart attack on January 1, 1952.
Sources: Where the Red Willow Grew p. 238, 303