CEF Soldier Detail

Private Conrad Befus
Died: September 15, 1978

Regimental Number:
160870
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
A Company
Place of Birth:
Country:
Russia
Next of Kin:
Conrad Befus, 118 6th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,father
Address at Enlistment:
Gleichen, Alberta
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:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded in the attack on Passchendaele, August 1917
Date of Death:
September 15, 1978
Age at Death:
83
Buried at:
Queens Park Cemetery, Calgary, Alta
Plot:
P,C02,047
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
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.(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. 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion A Company
Private Canadian Infantry 82nd Battalion

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.