Walters, Glyndwr “Glyn”

Regimental Number: 3213100
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment

Glyn was born in Treherbert, Wales on March 2, 1896. He settled in the Sexsmith area in 1914. In June of 1918, Glyn was drafted into the Canadian Army. However, he deserted in October and never went overseas; his brother Lewis served in the Canadian Army. In 1919, Glyn filed on SE 7-74-11-W6. He canceled on this homestead, but filed on it once again in 1928 and this time proved up. In 1924, Glyn married Frances Quilley of Edmonton; they had three children. Glyn and Frances moved to Edmonton in 1972. Glyn died on March 23, 1975 and was buried in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Edmonton.

Sources: surname file; Along the Wapiti p. 236