Alf Lettington was born in LaTuque, Qc. He moved with his family first to the West Coast, then to the Hythe area.
Alf enlisted with the RCAF in 1940 and served overseas during WWII.
Alf met his wife Jackie Tideman in Holland in 1945 as the Canadian Armed Forces helped liberate the Netherlands. Jackie came to Canada as a War Bride in 1946. After their return to Canada Alf and Jackie raised 5 boys on the family farm.
Alf passed away on September 9, 1970.
Sources: Beaverlodge To The Rockies p. 122
Pioneer Round-Up Vol.1 p. 374