It’s a boy! Revelstoke’s first baby of 2019 arrives

William Rory Gawler was born January 2.

Joanne and Matt Gawler welcomed their son William Rory to the world on Jan. 2, 2019. William was born at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, but the family resides in Revelstoke.

Revelstoke’s first baby of 2019 arrived this morning. William Rory was born on January 2, 2019 at 9:12 a.m. in Vernon Jubilee Hospital to parents Joanne and Matt Gawler, who reached out to the Mountaineer.

William weighed in at 10lbs, 7.5 oz and 53 cm long.

Mom Joanne said in a Facebook post that William Rory is named after his uncles, “both of who are very amazing role models.”

William is a younger brother to two-and-a-half year old Lillian, who is very excited to introduce her new baby brother.

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Brand new big sister Lillian would like to introduce baby brother William Rory. Photo: Jo Gawler.