CEF Soldier Detail

Private Conrad Befus

Regimental Number:
160870
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
A
Place of Birth:
Country:
Russia
Next of Kin:
Conrad Befus, 118 6th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 10, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Gleichen, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
October 16, 1915
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded in the attack on Passchendaele, August 1917
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150 Accession 1992-93/166 591-21
Research Notes
Info from the war diary and attestation papers. There is no trace on the CWGC site.
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion A
Private Canadian Infantry 82nd Battalion
This ,man had previously served in the 103rd Calgary Rifles for 1 year.