Sills, Alfred Frederick

Regimental Number: 100207
Rank: Private
Branch: 31st Battalion

Alfred was born in Wolseley, Saskatchewan on September 1, 1885. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in Edmonton on July 1, 1915. On September 26, 1916, in the vicinity of Courcelette, Alfred received gunshot wounds to his arm. He was invalided to Canada in May of 1917; he suffered from slight paralysis in his left hand, and had also been diagnosed with bronchitis. A note in his service file states that Alfred had had a bullet lodged in his left lung in his civilian life; it was never removed. Alfred filed on SE 17-80-7-W6 in 1923. He died on May 19, 1942.