Edward Caswell, VALLIS
World War 1
From New Brunswick
Born 9 Oct 1885 in Jerusalem. Queens, New Brunswick to Edward D. & Phebe (Dunn) Vallis, one of their 10 children. Enlisted 1915 having previously served in the 3rd CGA Militia Group & the 28th Dragoons. After the war he married Margaret F. Burgess (1891-1926) d/o Alfred Burgess. They lived on part of the Burgess property. After Margaret's death he married Mary Short d/o Timothy L. & Margaret H. (Easton) Short. They moved to Glenwood in 1946, leaving the farm to his son Edward, who sold it though the Vertran's Land Administration to Wm. Russell, a veteran of WW II, who owned it in 1952. Edward moved to Welsford.
Parents: Edward D. VALLIS & Phebe DUNN
Spouse: Margaret F. BURGESS & Mary SHORT VALLIS
Sources:Elder, Annie E. History of New Jerusalem. Fredericton, N.B.: Ubsdell Printing, 1953. Print. [Named in the list of 57 service men and women from New Jerusalem, who served in both World Wars.]McKinney, David, Veterans from the Base Communities (NewBrunswick-Mail List, Date: Wed, 11 Nov 1998, Base Gagetown Assoc. Newsletter - Part 1 & 2)Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Forces Attestation Papers: Personnel Records of the First World War
[VALLIS, EDWARD CASWELL / Regimental number(s): 303435 / Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9894 - 66 / Date of Birth: 09/10/1885]Cleadie B. Barnett