Witherly, William Clifford “Bill”

Regimental Number: 100071
Rank:Lance Corporal
Branch: 31st Battalion

Bill was born in Victoria County, New Brunswick on November 23, 1887. In 1913, he filed on a homestead at NE 5-72-3-W6. Bill enlisted in the Canadian Army in June of 1915; his brother Ralph also served. On March 1, 1918, Bill received gunshot wounds to his right thigh while fighting at Lens. Bill died in Vancouver on July 20, 1967.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 457; Aug. 27, 1918 p. 1 c. 6; Jan 7 p. 1 c. 1