Dana, Thomas

Regiment: Princess Patricia – Engineers

Thomas Dana, who was the oldest son of David and Margaret (McLennan), was born circa 1912 in Bellingham, Washington, USA. In 1920, the family with 3 boys moved to the Peace River country and settled on a homestead by Bezanson AB. The boys attended school which was 5 miles away. Thomas married Eileen Newman before WW II, and then he enlisted with the Engineers and was posted overseas. His brother, Cal, also served in WW II. After the war, the couple went into farming in the DeBolt area. Gene retired in DeBolt, and he passed away in June 1985.

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