Veldhuis, Bertus

Regimental Number: 3213473
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Bertus was born in Holland on April 6, 1897. His family came to the South Peace in 1913. In 1919, Bertus filed on SE 33-73-10-W6 (he later filed on SW 34-73-10-W6 and the southern half of 26-73-11-W6). He gave Hythe as his present address when he was drafted in June of 1918. Because it was so near the end of the war, Bertus served only in England. In 1931, Bertus married Edith Macie Pike. They raised their family in Hythe, where they lived all their lives. Bertus died 1988.

Sources: surname file