Rostalski, Mike

Regimental Number: 908188
Rank: Private
Battalion: 102nd Battalion; Canadian Forestry Corps

Mike was born in Lutsk, Russia on September 23, 1894. He came to Canada in 1913 and was living in Lipton, Saskatchewan when he enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1916. In May of 1917, he suffered from a gunshot wound to his left leg. After the war, Mike returned to Saskatchewan and farmed there for a number of years. He married Christina Wurtz on June 8, 1920 in Watrous, Saskatchewan. In 1927, Mike and Christina and their children moved to the South Peace. Mike worked as a mechanic first for the Grande Prairie Garage, and later for Don Innes at the Sexsmith Garage. Mike died on October 25, 1986.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 673, 1148; obituary