Biography: Ernest Arndt was from a family of 10 children. His parents were Archie and Della Arndt from Texas, who came to Canada in 1920. The family moved several times, and in 1925 ended up in McLennan AB. Ernest and his brothers were employed with the railroad. During WWII Ernest and his younger brother, Sigurd, joined the Air Force.
Source: Trails and Rails North pp. 89, 117
Force: Royal Canadian Air Force