Tissington, William T.

Regimental Number: 812213
Rank: Acting Sergeant
Branch: 21st Reserve Battalion

William was born in Codnor, Derbyshire, England on March 28, 1892. He came to Canada in 1911, leaving behind his sweetheart Ethel. In 1913, William filed on NE 33-71-6-W6. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in June of 1916. His brothers James and Joseph also served. While William was serving in England, he and Ethel were married. William was discharged on September 16, 1919, and the couple returned to Grande Prairie.

Source: surname file