Willis, Austin Lincoln

Regimental Number: 2044525
Rank: Gunner
Branch: Canadian Field Artillery

Austin was born in Battleford, Saskatchewan on January 12, 1900. When he enlisted in the Canadian Army in April of 1917, he lied about his age and said he had been born in 1899. In 1921, after returning from overseas, Austin married Mary Ray. They had two children. In 1922, Austin filed on land at SW 1-71-10-W6 and NW 6-72-10-W6. Austin died in Hythe in 1993.

Sources: surname file; Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 72