Smith, George Frederick

Regimental Number: 892677
Rank: Private
Branch: 8th Battalion

George was born in Hastings, Ontario on December 21, 1897. At the time of his enlistment in January of 1917, George was living in Glenella, Manitoba. His brother Albert also served in the Canadian Army. On August 11, 1918, George received gunshot wounds to his right knee. In 1928 he filed on a homestead at SW 3-77-6-W6. George died in February of 1992 at the age of 94.

Sources: Grande Prairie Cemetery (Grande Prairie Municipal Cemetery Index – Book); Memories & Moments p. 269