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Driver Benjamin Defehr

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1888-03-29
Place of birth: Winkler, Manitoba, Canada
Next of kin: Isbrand DeFehr, Father, 917 Hastings St. E., Vancouver, British Columbia
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Rancher
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1916-08-25
Cause of death: Executed

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 2063
Final Rank: Driver (1st Reserve Park)
Rank detail

Driver, 1st Reserve Park, Canadian Army Service Corps (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 44379
LAC ID: 350955
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B2406-S032
Uploader's Notes: Son of Isbrand and Katherine DeFehr of Vancouver, British Columbia. Tried for Murder on August 22, 1916 and executed by firing squad at dawn on August 25, 1916. Executed for killing Regimental Sergeant-Major James R. Scott on August 19, 1916.
Uploader's Research notes: Son of Isbrand and Katherine DeFehr of Vancouver, British Columbia. Tried for Murder on August 22, 1916 and executed by firing squad at dawn on August 25, 1916. Executed for killing Regimental Sergeant-Major James R. Scott on August 19, 1916.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2009-11-07