Harold Atkinson aka “Smokey was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Atkinson who had a family of 10 children. They lived in Goodfare since 1938. Harold enlisted in the army in 1939 and was posted overseas. He was wounded in action, but returned home safely. He farmed in Goodfare and did trapping in the winter. In 1968 he married Mrs. Jean Primrose, and they lived in the Albright area.
Enlistment Date: 1939
Regiment: Edmonton 49th
Source: Pioneer Round-up pp. 61-62 Photo p. 62