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    • Manuel, John Gerald

    • Manuel, John Gerald, 1893-1918; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • John (Jack) Manuel was born on March 29, 1893 in Winnipeg, Manitoba to parents George and Edith Manuel. He spent his youth in Edmonton, Alberta with siblings Larry, Isabella, Etta and Rita. An excellent student, John was trained in civil...
    • Searle, Charles Barnabus

    • Searle, Charles Barnabus, 1898-1917; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Charles (Barney) Searle was born on October 20, 1898 in Ogden, Utah to parents John and Julia Searle. He had ten brothers and sisters including Hazel, John, Irving, Jennie, Owen, Louella, Lottie, Mary, Annie and Clarence. In 1903, the Searle...
    • Scaddan, Charles Mansfield

    • Scaddan, Charles Mansfield, 1885-1917; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Octavius (Charles) Mansfield Scaddan was born in Essex, England on January 15, 1885 to parents Charles and Ellen Scaddan. He grew up in England with siblings Stanley, Mabel, Major, Winifred, Charles and Dorothy. As a young man, he served in South...
    • Willoughby, Dick Lewis

    • Willoughby, Dick Lewis, 1888-1916; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Dick (Richard) Willoughby, also known as Harry Lewis was born on May 17, 1888 in London, England. Not much is known about his early life or why he chose to use two names. He served in the Royal Medical Corps during the Boer War. When the Great...
    • Armitt, Robert

    • Armitt, Robert, 1915-1942; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Robert (Scotty) Armitt was born on December 17, 1915 in Newmains, Scotland. When he was five years old, his parents passed away, and he came to live with his aunt and uncle, John and Isabel Armitt in Lethbridge, Alberta. He was raised in...
    • Audet, Richard Joseph

    • Audet, Richard Joseph, 1922-1945; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Richard (Dick) Audet was born on March 13, 1922 in Lethbridge, Alberta to parents Paul and Edewisca Audet. He was the youngest of six children including, Harold, Alberta, Lytle, Rita and Clarence. The family lived on a ranch near Milk River...
    • Baines, Edmund Philip

    • Baines, Edmund Philip, 1912-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Edmund (Ted) Baines Jr. was born on March 25, 1912 in Lethbridge, Alberta to parents Edmund and Florence Baines. He was raised in a devout Catholic family which included siblings Alfred, Albert, Gordon, Alma (Sister Therese) and Mary. The Baines...
    • Beard, Edwin George

    • Beard, Edwin George, 1923-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Edwin (Ted) Beard was born on March 14, 1923 in Toronto, Ontario to parents Frederick and Daisy Beard. The Beard family moved to Lethbridge, where Ted grew up with his sister, Grace. He attended Westminster School and Lethbridge Collegiate...
    • Bell, James

    • Bell, James, 1920-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • James (Jimmie) Bell was born on July 3, 1920 in Bothwell, Scotland to parents James and Mary Bell. His early childhood years were spent in Scotland with siblings, Charles, Andrew and Heather. The Bell family immigrated to Canada and settled in...
    • Bradley, Jonathan Riley

    • Bradley, Jonathan Riley, 1923-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Jonathan (Jonty) Bradley was born on April 18, 1923 in Peace River, Alberta to parents Nicholas and Sarah Bradley. The Bradley family moved to Lethbridge, where Jonathan grew up with his brothers, Hilburn and Roy. He was educated at Central...
    • Cowan, William

    • Cowan, William, 1919-1945; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • William (Bill) Cowan Jr. was born on November 21, 1919 in Lethbridge, Alberta to parents William and Anne Cowan. He was raised and educated in Lethbridge with brother, Stewart, and sisters, Rachael and Elizabeth. Bill attended Galbraith School...
    • Filmer, Jasper Mayton Watson

    • Filmer, Jasper Mayton Watson, 1915-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Jasper (Joe) Filmer was born on September 21, 1915 in Lethbridge, Alberta to parents George and Rose Filmer. He was raised and educated in Lethbridge with brothers, George Jr. and Herbert and sister, Lillian. His father served during the First...
    • Gorzitza, Alfred Otto

    • Gorzitza, Alfred Otto, 1923-1945; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Alfred (Alfie) Gorzitza was born on November 16, 1923 in Coalhurst, Alberta to parents Emil and Elise Gorzitza. In 1929, the family moved to a farm near Kipp, where Alfred grew up with siblings, Johanna, Lillian, Adolph, William, Walter, Ronald...
    • Gedrasik, Walter

    • Gedrasik, Walter, 1924-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Walter (Bud) Gedrasik was born on October 5, 1924 in Poland to parents Andrew and Marion Gedrasik. In March 1926, the Gedrasik family immigrated to Canada, eventually making their home in Magrath, Alberta and later at Spring Coulee and Maybutt. ...
    • Hall, George Bernard

    • Hall, George Bernard, 1919-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • George (Benny) Hall was born on September 10, 1919 in Eastend, Saskatchewan to parents Henry and Katherine Hall. He had two brothers, Leonard and Richard, and five sisters, Beulah, Lenora, Alwilda, Patricia and Jean. In 1931, the Hall family...
    • Hillcoat, Horace Brougham

    • Hillcoat, Horace Brougham, 1913-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Horace (Pat) Hillcoat was born on March 17, 1913 in Amherst, Nova Scotia to parents Harry and Maude Hillcoat. He received his education in Amherst, but being the adventurous sort, he moved west as a young adult. Pat worked for a variety of...
    • Hoar, Archibald McMaster

    • Hoar, Archibald McMaster, 1922-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • Archibald (Mac) Hoar Jr. was born on September 10, 1922 in Wainwright, Alberta to parents Archibald and Katherine Hoar. The Hoar family later moved to Lethbridge, where Mac grew up with his sister, Mary. He was educated at Central School and...
    • Standish, William Henry Francis

    • Standish, William Henry Francis, 1917-1944; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • William (Frank) Standish was born on January 13, 1917 in Calgary, Alberta to parents Francis and Minerva Standish. Not much is known about his early life or other family members. As a young man, William met and married Miss Lillian Kerrison of...
    • Stafford, William Francis

    • Stafford, William Francis, 1917-1945; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • William (Billy) Stafford was born on September 22, 1917 in Barons, Alberta to parents Malcolm and Pearl Madeline Stafford. He grew up with his sister, Margaret on the family farm near Keho Lake. Billy graduated from Barons High School in 1937,...
    • Riddell, William Frederick

    • Riddell, William Frederick, 1895-1916; Lethbridge (Alta.) - History, Military - 20th Century; Soldiers - Alberta - Lethbridge--Biography
    • William Riddell (Rideal) was born on December 25, 1895 in Bradford, England to parents Daniel and Mary Ann Rideal. He was raised in England with siblings Joseph, Harriet, Annie, Lena and Eva. During the early 1900s, the Riddell boys immigrated to...

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