James Anderson-Wilson, 1896-1985, grew up in Calgary, Alberta but was educated in Scotland. He joined the 103rd Calgary Rifles in 1912, was a sergeant at the outbreak of First World War, and served in the RFC and RAF in 1918. He worked in Winnipeg for a number of years, and in 1930 rejoined the militia. At the outbreak of Second World War he was adjutant of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, and was its commander overseas in 1942. He returned to Winnipeg to the Reformed Winnipeg Grenadiers and commanded the 15th Canadian Combat Team in the Aleutian Islands in 1942-1943. After his discharge he joined the British Foreign Service holding the equivalent rank of Major General. He was awarded a military OBE in 1946. He returned to Canada in 1971. He was married twice, first to Elsie Vera Zieman of Toronto, and secondly to Noreen Milner Greenyer of Sussex, England. There were no children. His wife, Noreen, bought the Manors of Ashwellthorpe and Wreningham, Norfolk, England in 1943. He retired to Grenada, West Indies.