Calliou, Malcolm

Force: Canadian Army

Malcolm Calliou was born on April 5, 1918 in Grande Prairie AB. He received his education in the rural schools of East Kleskun, Tranquility, and Fitzsimmons. In the spring of 1942 he joined the army in WW II, and he was posted in Brandon, MB. While training there he became injured and was discharged in fall 1942. Later he worked for the United States army as fire and camp inspector on the Alaska Highway. Working on construction crews took him to numerous places in Alberta and BC. Malcolm also worked on diamond drilling outfits in Yellowknife and Pine Point NWT, and with a geological party in Machwa Lake and other remote sites. He died on February 11, 1960 at Watson Lake YT.

Source: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 476