Turner, Ralph Evert

Regimental Number: 3213145
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Ralph was born on September 5, 1897 in Trenton, Nebraska. He came over the Edson Trail with his parents in 1912, and filed on NW 13-73-5-W6 in 1914. In June of 1918, Ralph was drafted into the Canadian Army. He was still in basic training in Canada when Armistice was signed. After the war, Ralph married Eva Collet of Buffalo Lakes. After retiring, they moved to the west coast, where they looked after lighthouses. Ralph died in May or June of 1961.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 270; NT Oct. 5, 1933 p. 1 c. 6; Feb 25 1937 p. 8 c. 7; July 22 1927 p. 5 c. 4