Smith, James Kerr

Regimental Number: 72201
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 27th Battalion

James was born in Carnwath, Scotland on May 23, 1890. It is unknown when he first came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army in Vancouver in November of 1914. He listed his occupation as blacksmith. James filed on NE 19-77-2-W6 and the eastern half of 24-80-8-W6 in 1919, though he canceled all three quarters. According to a present address card in his service file, James was living in Spirit River in 1922.

Sources: Chepi Sepe p. 469