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Heffelfinger, Galen Gordon



Regimental number: 524114
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 12th Can Field Amb
U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 29 May 1893, Davenport, Neb, U.S.A.
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2026, HR-2027

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Arts 1916 grad B.A. 1916

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Camp Hughes
Attestation date: 29 Sep 1916
Present address: Moose Jaw, SK
Occupation: teacher
Religion: Methodist
Age: 23 years, 8 months
Height (inches): 69.00
Chest expansion (inches): 33.25
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.25
Previous military service (length): 3 years

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
12th Can Field Amb    France      
210th Bn            RoH
AMCTD, no.10            RoH, cf.


Rank Date Notes


Decoration type Notes
M.M. not in LL,CB


Wound type Date Notes
  2 Nov 1917


Father: Heffelfiner, William Wagner
Father's Address: 718 5th Ave., Moose Jaw, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Moose Jaw  student 1913 1916 U of S Calendar B.A. 1916
Moose Jaw  student 1919 1921 U of S Calendar now Agro - same fellow?
Buchanan  reverend 1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 4230 - 50
College Building list #: 222
Roll of Honour list #: 98
Roll of Service (1928) #: 187
Long List #: 190

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