Socquet, Raoul Leon

Regimental Number: 1072253
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles

Raoul was born in Woburn, Quebec on January 18, 1899. He was farming in Manitoba at the time of his enlistment in May of 1917. Raoul received gunshot wounds to his wrist in August of 1918. In 1919, after being discharged from the army, Raoul came west and filed on land at SE 1-78-1-W6 and NE 36-77-1-W6. Ten years later, he filed on NW 2-78-1-W6 as well. During World War II, Raoul was part of the Veterans Volunteer Reserve in Eaglesham. Raoul died on November 14, 1977.