Sutherland, Hector Thomas Wesley

Branch: Royal Flying Corps

Wesley was born on October 16, 1892. During World War I, he served in Britain’s Royal Flying Corps. Wesley met Eleanor, a Red Cross volunteer, during the war – they became engaged only two weeks after they met. They were married on February 12, 1920. Wesley taught in the Kleskun Hill school after the war. Their homestead was located at SW 27-78-15-W6; it is uncertain when Wesley filed on this quarter. They later moved to Dawson Creek, where Wesley died on August 31, 1973.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 266