1066197 Pte. Archibald Euart Carbert was born to William and Elizabeth on July 18th,1898, in Holland Township, Grey County, near the town of Markdale, Ontario.

The youngest of five children, Archie was working on the family farm when hostilities broke out. When the 248th Battalion C.E.F. was authorized Archie attested to the new battalion on February 15th, 1917. Sailing with the unit in May of that year, he was reassigned to a Reserve Battalion once the 248th arrived in England.

Archie was taken on strength of the 4th C.M.R. on November 9th, 1917, in what was probably a reinforcement draft to take the place of the causalities inflicted on the unit at Passchendaele.

Seeing service with the 4th C.M.R. during the German spring offensive of 1918, Archie fought with them during the final 100 days of the war.

Private Archibald Euart Carbert was struck off strength of the 4th C.M.R. on May 14th, 1919, with no noted wounds. Returning to Canada, Archie took up farming in the Markdale area and married Delphine on April 24th, 1920. The couple would live a long life together raising seven children.

Archie Carbert passed away in Meaford, Ontario, on November 22nd, 1963, and was buried in Harkawy United Church Cemetery in Markdale. Delphine would join her husband, passing away in 1982.

Biography credit: George Auer