Thursday, October 2, 2014

Archie Beaton

Port Coquitlam Honour Roll
Archibald Beaton, Archie Beaton.   Canadian Railway Construction. Corps.
      Signed his attestation papers on the 9th of April 1915, at Vancouver, B.C.   398
Bridge foreman.  Born on the 27th of March 1880(1877), at Commercial Cross, Prince Edward Island.

FATHER: Murdock Beaton, Murdoch Beaton
MOTHER: Christine Matheson, Christine Beaton

1891 census finds the family in the Commercial Cross area, and lists the children;
Catherine Beaton,(1875 - ), Bella Mary Beaton, (1880 – ), Norman Beaton, Mary Annie Beaton..
Archie Beaton died at the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, B.C. on the 19th of January 1956, and was buried in the Hatzic Cemetery, Mission, B.C. ( Find-a-Grave reference )
Archie was single, and was a retired C.P.R. bridge superintendent, after working 42 years for the company. Home was somewhere along the Lougheed Highway, in Port Coquitlam, B.C.

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