Private Richard Mar
Richard Mar was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 19, 1917, he was one of three children. Richard’s parents immigrated to Canada from China in search of a better life for their family. Richard was very studious and completed his grade 12 education, excelling in mathematics. He was also fluent in both English and Mandarin. As a young man, Richard worked as a foreman at a fishery canning company.