Black, Ernest

Regiment: Edmonton
Force: Army
Ernest Black of Grande Prairie, AB was one of 5 soldiers who were on a 6 day leave to go home, arriving in Grande Prairie on November 3, 1939. A large crowd gathered at the train station to welcome them. The other 4 recruits were: Dan Spicer, Bill Roland, Jim Easterbrook, and Loenzo Giroux. The soldiers commented that they were “feeling fit and liked the army life.”
Source: Grande Prairie Herald – Thursday Nov. 9, 1939 p.1 c.3