Chalifoux, Chellevon

Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Rank: Private

Chellevon Chalifoux was born in Grouard AB, and he had his early education at the Catholic convent there. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Chalifoux (spelled Chelifoux in news article) of High Prairie. In spring of 1940 he enlisted for service in Peace River, and in 1942 he went overseas. Sadly he was killed in action in France in 1945. Chellevon had two brothers who served with the Canadian Army: Joe, also serving overseas, was killed in an accident in England in 1942. Another brother was discharged after 2 years service due to an injury in Calgary. He also had an older brother, Joseph, who was a veteran of WW I.

Source: Herald Tribune March 29, 1945 p. 1 c. 4