Van Schaik, Floyd Raymond

Regimental Number: 3207210
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Floyd was born on April 3, 1898 in Oldham, South Dakota. In 1911, he came to Alberta with his parents, and a year later he settled on NE 27-71-7-W6. Floyd was drafted into the Canadian Army in May of 1918. While teaching in Wetaskiwin, Floyd met Agnes Irvine. They were married in 1933 and had two children. Agnes died in 1974 and Floyd remarried to Jean Bunyan. Floyd died in Grande Prairie on January 25, 1982.

Sources: surname file; Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 37, 231-232, 258; Along the Wapiti p. 123; a number of clippings