Born April 13, 1923, Alfred attended Beaverlodge school. In 1942 he enlisted in the army becoming a snipper with the rank of L/Cpl. His devestating good looks attracted all the girls but he married Dorothy Smashnuk who also attended this school. He had been wounded before and was returning to active service when he was shot down while parachuting over Holland.
Source: Beaverlodge High Year Book 1947-48 p.26
Birth Place: Saskatchewan
Service Number: M104912
Regiment: South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Rank: Lance Corporal