Death1 Apr 2015
Birth22 Dec 1911
Death9 Jan 2008
FatherWalter SCATCHARD (1861-1947)
MotherAda Kemble DONNE (1868-1940)
Notes for Geoffrey Howard (Spouse 1)
Chase, British Columbia
Name, birth date, location and spouses from
Spouses listed as Kate Waters 1913 to 1987, Catherine E Maclean 1920 to1997 and Reta M. Eldstrom 1923 -

In the 1921 Census of Canada Chase, South Thompson, British Columbia.
Head Walter Scatchard, age 49, born England, parents born in England, immigrated in 1906, Canadian, medical doctor, Church of England.
Wife Ada Kemble Scatchard, age 48, born England, parents born England, immigrated in 1906, Canadian, matron in a private hospital.
Son Walter Kemble Scatchard, age 30, single, born England, immigrated 1906, garage proprietor, auto mechanic.
Daughter Mildred Kemble Scatchard, age 19, born England, immigrated 1906, no occupation.
Son Geoffrey Howard Scatchard, age 10, born British Columbia, Canada, student.

Army Corporal Geoffrey Howard Scatchard
General note: Geoffrey Howard Scatchard (1911-) was born on December 22, 1911 to Walter and Ada Scatchard and was raised in Chase, British Columbia. He served as a Corporal with the Army with the No. 1 Canadian Advanced Stat. Depot from 1942 to 1946 in England, Belgium, and France. Geoffrey earned the 1939-1945 Star, France and German Star, and Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. He is retired and enjoys golf, bowling, burling [should this be curling?], radio controlled models, fishing, and water and downhill skiing.

From Obituary Times
Scatchard, Geoffrey Howard “Geoff”, age 96, Chase BC; Salmon Arm Observer; 2008-1-18

Fron Salmon Arm Observer
It is regret we announce the passing of Geoffrey Howard Scatchard, age 96, on the morning of January 9, 2008. Geoffrey was the son of Chase pioneer Dr. Walter and Ada Scatchard, who emigrated to Chase from England with their children, Kemble, Gerald (Jack), Mowbray and Mildred. An older son Charles remained in England. Geoffrey the youngest child was born in Chase in 1911 and lived there until joining the Imperial Bank of Commerce at age 18. His work took him to Alberta where he lived until the outbreak of The Second World War. He served his country overseas before returning in 1945. He married Kate Waters and had two children Arlie and Kemmy. He lived in Alberta and Saskatchewan for his entire career with the bank before retiring in Chase in 1977. He was predeceased by his wife Kate in 1987 and wife Kay Maclean in 1997. He is survived by his loving wife Reta (Eldstrom) with whom he shared the sunsets of their lives. He is also survived by daughter Arlie (Gordon) Fischbach; son, Kem (Jan) Scatchard and grandchildren: Murray, Mark (Kim), Tanya (Bernie), David (Brooke), Heather, Douglas, and great granddaughter Olivia. Geoff will be remembered as an avid golfer, bowler, musician, curler, artist and a great sportsman. He will be dearly missed. A memorial service was held on Saturday, January 12, 2008, 2:00 p.m. from the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 107, Chase, BC. Memorial donations in Geoffrey’s name may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion #107, Box 122, Chase, BC, V0E 1M0. Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129,
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