Private Edward Currie fought in the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Mounted Rifles and was formerly of the 44th Battalion. He wrote many letters home to his wife, Myrtle, who was living in Fort William. He went missing in action in June 1916 and was presumed dead.
Read an investigation into Edward Currie’s life entitled “Who was Edward Campbell Currie?” by Barbara Larsen. This document contains information about the relatives mentioned in his wartime letters as well as some history of places that Edward referred to in those letters.
Scanned copies of the letters he wrote his wife can be accessed through the Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History.
See the Canadian Virtual War Memorial entry for Edward Campbell Currie.
Read Edward Campbell Currie’s military records through Library and Archives Canada.