William Edward Frame was born September 12, 1892 in Lethbridge. After attending Normal School, he was principal at Galbraith School when he enlisted in the 113th Battalion (Lethbridge Highlanders) as a Machine Gun Officer. Prior to that, he had been in the Militia with Lethbridge’s 25th Battery Canadian Field Artillery and a Cadet Instructor. Bill served overseas in World War I, was wounded and in 1919 received the Military Cross from King George V. Once back in Canada he returned to teaching and eventually became a High School Inspector. During the Second World War he enlisted once again in 1941 and served as a Major with the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps. After World War II he went back to working in the education field and was named Alberta’s Chief Superintendent of Schools in 1947. Bill was married with two daughters and died in Edmonton August 6, 1959.
2024 Banner Application Deadline
Banner applications for 2023 are closed. Applications for 2024 are now being accepted. They must be received no later than June 30th, 2024. Only 90 additional (over and above the 2023 banners) will be displayed in the lead up to the 2024 Remembrance Day so sponsorships will again be available on a first come first served basis.