Prior service with Earl Grey's Own Rifles, Prince Rupert, one year; and, as a Sergeant (1913) with 88th Regiment, Victoria Fusiliers. Son of George E., MP for West Elgin, and S. I. Casey. Born at Fingal, Ontario.
Attended Upper Canada College (see Prince Rupert Daily News online archive, Oct. 17, 1916 and Jan. 17, 1917).
First Prince Rupert City Engineer; a Prince Rupert Pioneer who worked on the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. He came from Ontario to Prince Rupert with Joel Pillsbury when he was 18 years old and stayed for five years.
Left for the Front in the First Contingent.
Circumstances of Casualty, 1914-1918: "Killed in Action. About 9 pm on Septemer 8th, 1916, he was taking a platoon of his Company to the front line trenches to connect up with another company there, when he was shot through the head by a bullet from the rifle of an enemy sniper, and instantly killed. South of Pozieres."