Lane, Timothy E.

Regimental Number: M63310

Regiment: Unit 83 Coy RCASC 1st Armoured Brigade.

Timothy Lane was born in Wigpool, Gloucester, Great Britain on October 23, 1916 and emigrated to Canada as a young man. In 1941 he joined the Canadian Army and served four years in England, Italy, and northeastern Europe with the 1st Armored Brigade. Timothy was discharged in September, 1945 and married Cecile Caouette in 1946. In 1949 the Lane family chose to relocate to the Belloy area, as the Lassiter land clearing project was offering farm land to veterans.

Timothy passed away on March 16, 2009 at Ladysmith, Cowichan Valley Regional District, British Columbia, and is interred at the Belloy-Wanham Cemetery in Alberta.

Sources: Obituary-Surname Files “LA”