- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1919/07/26
- Latest 1919/09/01
- Inscription 503051 SPR. E. PIFHER. C. E.; (on mount/ sur monture) J. R. GAUNT/ MONTREAL/ MADE IN ENGLAND
- Support loose
- Materials Silver, Copper, Silkworm silk
- Branch Canadian Engineers
- Rank Sapper
- Service Component Canadian Expeditionary Force
- Unit 12TH FIELD COMPANY
- Person / Institution Subject, Pifher, Sapper Ernest
- Measurements Length 16.6 cm, Width 7.4 cm, Thickness 0.3 cm
- Caption Medals Project- Pifher, Ernest
Ernest Pifher was born in Simcoe County, Ontario, on 17 May 1894.
A clerk, Pifher enlisted in the Canadian Engineers in Kingston, Ontario, on 14 February 1916. He died on 16 October 1916 at 2/1 South Midland Casualty Clearing Station Special Hospital from wounds he received during the Battle of the Somme.
Ernest Pifher is buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, in France.