Peffer, Norman Elliot

Regimental Number: 160739; 505605
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Engineers

Norman was born in Front Royal, Virginia on June 11, 1900. He enlisted in the Canadian army in October of 1915, giving a false date of birth as he was underage. In January of 1916 he was discharged, only to enlist again that July, once again with a false date of birth. Norman enlisted in Grande Prairie this time, on July 7, 1916 – one day after he filed on a homestead at SE 15-70-11-W6. His brother Howard served in World War I as well. Norman was killed in action in an attack from Inchy-en-Artois to Marquion on September 27, 1918.

Sources: homestead record