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Private Conrad Befus



Name: Befus, Conrad
Date of birth: 1895-08-10
Place of birth: Russia
Next of kin: Conrad Befus, 118 6th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,father
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Labourer
Occupation (normalized): Labourer
Address: Gleichen, Alberta
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date of death: 1978-09-15
Buried: Queen’s Park Cemetery, P,C02,047


Regimental number: 160870
Highest Rank: Private (31st Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private, 31st Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1916-09-15 ?
  2. Private (Army). 1915-10-16 ?
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded in the attack on Passchendaele, August 1917


LAC ID: 34363
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0591-S021
Uploader's Notes:

This ,man had previously served in the 103rd Calgary Rifles for 1 year.

Went overseas aboard Empress of Britain arriving England May 20, 1916.

Discharged from army service July 20, 1918, Calgary. Medically unfit for further duty.

Uploader's Research notes:

Info from the war diary and attestation papers. There is no trace on the CWGC site.(Queens Park Cem, see above)

Information updated by S V Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, February 5, 2018

Sources: Attestation paper, National Archives Ottawa files, Queens Park Cemetery Calgary find a grave.

[Private Army Canadian Infantry 82nd Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion A Company ]


Date added: 2007-12-31
Last modified: 2018-02-07