Klassen, Peter Alfred

Regimental Number: 101224; 101644
Rank: Private
Branch: 102nd Battalion

Peter was born in Plum Coulee, Manitoba on December 14, 1885. In 1912 he filed on a homestead at NW 10-73-6-W6. Peter enlisted in the Canadian army in September of 1915, but was discharged as medically unfit. A few months later, in February of 1915, he reenlisted. On October 22, 1916, Peter was wounded at Regina trench (Courcelette); he received shrapnel wounds to his left leg, thigh and hands. His left leg was amputated. Peter died at the No. 11 Stationary Hospital at Rouen on November 4, 1916.

Sources: Buffalo Trails p. 203