Thornton, George Alfred

Regimental Number: 101243
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Engineers

George was born in Woodstock, Ontario on September 19, 1878. In 1911 he filed on a homestead at NW 35-71-8-W6. George enlisted in the Canadian Army in September of 1915. He returned to Lake Saskatoon in April of 1919, but a present address card in his service file indicates that George may have returned to Ontario in the early 1920s.

Sources: Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 250; April 8, 1919 p. 1 c. 3