Tarr, William Charles “Heavy”

Regimental Number: 126251
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Branch: 11th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops

William was born in Goderich, County Huron, Ontario on June 20, 1888. He enlisted in Harriston, Ontario in September of 1915. After the war, William came to the South Peace and filed on the southern half 27-80-8-W6. He filed on SE 32-80-8-W6 in 1929, but canceled this homestead. During the Second World War, William worked on the Alaska Highway. In 1959, he sold his land and moved to Spirit River. William died on March 9, 1965.

Sources: The Big Bend p. 254; Chepi Sepe p. 469