Beaupre, George

Regimental Number: 811122; 506682
Rank: Acting Corporal
Branch: 233rd Battalion; Canadian Engineers

George was born in St. Alphonse, Quebec on February 5, 1888. In 1915, he filed on a homestead at NE 6-78-20-W5. George first enlisted in the Canadian Army on October 13, 1915; a second attestation paper with the same regimental number is dated December 7, 1915. According to his service file, George was discharged on December 6, 1915, as he was “not likely to become an efficient soldier.” A third service file with a new regimental number is dated January 1, 1917. George was declared a deserter on January 16, 1917.