Young, Elizabeth Isabel (MacLean)

Rank: Nurse
Branch: Canadian Army Medical Corps

Elizabeth was born in Big Island, Pictou County, Nova Scotia on October 21, 1885. She enlisted as a nurse in the Canadian Army in May of 1917. Elizabeth served in France at the No. 2 Canadian Stationary Hospital from July to December of 1918 (the hospital was located at Le Touquet or Outreau in France). In 1921, she came to the South Peace with three other nurses and filed on SE 6-78-4-W6. In 1924, Elizabeth married Louis Young, a local farmer. They had no children. Elizabeth died in Spirit River on September 28, 1973.

Sources: Smoky Peace Triangle p. 318; Wheatfields and Wildflowers p. 563