Rifleman Alfred Husak, H204563
Fort William, Ontario
The Royal Winnipeg Rifles
Birth place and date: Alfred was born in Winnipeg, MB on 23 April 1916.
Religion: Alfred was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Occupation: Before the war, Alfred worked as a fitter.
Marital Status: Alfred was married to Mae MacPherson Husak.
Parents: Alfred’s parents were Andrew and his mother passed away before Aldred enlisted.
Next of kin: Alfred’s next of kin was his wife, Mae.
Date and location of enlistment: Alfred enlisted on 26 July 1943 in Vernon, BC.
Medals: Alfred was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany Star, the Defence Medal, the War Medal, and the CVSM and Clasp.
- Alfred had one brother, Edward (age 22) and two sisters, L. Hasnie (age 30) and Stella (age 26).
- Alfred had another brother, Bobbie, who died when he was 10 years old.
Burial location: Alfred is buried at the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery in France. He was 27 years old when he died.
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