Spinney, Elwood Joshua

Regimental Number: 3213090
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Elwood was born in Torbrook Mines, Nova Scotia on September 20, 1895. In July of 1917, he filed on a homestead at NW 22-71-4-W6. The following year he was drafted into the Canadian Army; however, because it was so near the end of the war, he served only in Canada. At some point, he married Ellen Rose. Elwood was involved in the construction of the Alaska Highway. Elwood died in 1948.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 107; Oct 28, 1948 p. 4 c. 3; Nov. 3, 1949 p. 1 c. 4