Saffin, Frank Russell

Regimental Number: 523477
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Army Medical Corps; 3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Frank was born in Danville, Quebec on August 4, 1887. In 1913, he filed on a homestead at NW 9-79-14-W6. He was a mail carrier in the South Peace for a time, and according to his attestation paper also worked as a surveyor. Frank enlisted in the Canadian Army in December of 1916. He was killed southwest of Tilloy on September 30, 1918 while resting in a funk hole. Frank was buried in the Anneux British Cemetery in France.