Dana, Carroll M. “Cal”

Regiment: 49th Royal Edmonton

Born circa 1915 in Bellingham, Washington USA, Cal Dana was the son of David and Margaret (McLennan) Dana. In 1920 the family with 3 boys moved north to a homestead by the Smoky River in the Bezanson AB area. When the boys attended school, they travelled five miles one way. Cal joined the 49th Royal Edmonton regiment on September 10, 1939. His older brother, Thomas, also served in WW II. After the war, Cal worked in the far north on DEW lines (Distant Early Warning) which was a network of radar stations. He died in September 1976.

Source: Across the Smoky p. 347 – name in Roll of Honour
pp. 23-24