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 Alexander Reid Masson

Alexander Reid Masson

Birth
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death 31 May 1969 (aged 78)
Camrose, Lloydminster Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Plot Block 4 Plot 25 Grave 3W
Memorial ID 100021701 · View Source
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WWI ATTESTATION PAPERS oN Oct 12 1915
Name: MASSON, ALEXANDER
Rank: DVR
Regimental Number: 301928
Date of Birth: 29/06/1890
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6021 - 44
Item Number: 137389
Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)
Digitized service file - PDF format:B6021-S044
Father - James MASSON 951-10St S, Lethbridge
Letter Carrier
Height 5 foot 5 inches
Ruddy complexion, Blue eyes; Red hair
Single
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1921 CANADA CENSUS
Name Aleck Masson
Gender Male
Marital Status Single
Age 32
Birth Year abt 1889
Birth Place Scotland
Relation to Head of House Son
Father's Name James Masson
Father Birth Place Scotland
Mother's Name Mary Masson
Mother Birth Place Scotland
Year of Immigration 1913
Racial or Tribal Origin Scotch
Province or Territory Alberta
District Lethbridge
District Number 7
Sub-District Lethbridge (City)
Sub-District Number 41
City, Town or Village Ward "D" City of LethBridge
Section Number 910 8 St S
Municipality Ward D
Occupation Letter Carrier
Income 1300
Household Members
Name Age
James Masson 64 (draying)
Mary Masson 64
James Masson 37
William Masson 36 (baggeman)
Aleck Masson 32 (letter carrier)
John Masson 28 (salesman)
Robert Masson 26 (bookkeeper)
Gordon Masson 23 (draying)
Chas Masson 20
Jane Masson 22 (letter carrier)
W M Gray 22 (nephew)
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Lethbridge Herald June 2, 1969
MASSON - Resting at Martin Bros. Chapel, 812 3rd Ave. S. Passed away suddenly in Camrose on Saturday, May 31, 1969, Alexander Reid, aged 78 years, of Camrose.

He is survived by one sister, Mrs. W. (Jean) Dunlop of Lethbridge, and three brothers, John, Robert and Gordon, all of Lethbridge.

He was predeceased by one sister and six brothers.

Born and educated in Scotland, the late Mr. Masson came to Lethbridge in 1910. He served overseas in the First World War in the 39th Battery, returning to Lethbridge after the war.

In 1955, he moved to Calgary, and later to Camrose, where he has resided until his passing.

-Obit courtesy of Alberta Genealogical Society - Lethbridge June 26 2017
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Lethbridge Herald June 6, 1969
MASSON — Funeral service or Alexander Reid Masson, who died suddenly Saturday, May 31, 1969, at Camrose at the age of 78, was held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in Martin Bros. Chapel, 812 3rd Ave. S.. with Rev. L. D. Hankinson officiating.

Pallbearers were Robert, Donald, Gordon. Ronald, Roy and Bill Masson.
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Family Members

Gravesite Details Year of birth on headstone differs from WWI attestation papers

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  • Created by: Bear Hugs
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100021701
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Reid Masson (29 Jun 1890–31 May 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100021701, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by Bear Hugs (contributor 47810210) .