Taylor, James Allen “Scotty”

Regimental Number: 101145
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Army Service Corps; Canadian Forestry Corps

James was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland on August 14, 1886. In June of 1915, he filed on a homestead at NE 6-71-6-W6. Two months later, he enlisted in the Canadian Army. A newspaper clipping indicates that he was wounded in action; however, James’s service file mentions no such injury, only that he suffered from myalgia. He returned to the South Peace in February of 1919. That spring he filed on a second quarter at SE 35-70-7-W6. James died on July 3, 1935.

Sources: Grande Prairie Cemetery