- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1919/12/01
- Latest 1920/12/31
- Inscription (obverse/avers): HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR ERNEST PIFHER; 10
- Materials Bronze
- Branch Canadian Engineers
- Rank Sapper
- Service Component Canadian Expeditionary Force
- Unit 12TH FIELD COMPANY
- Person / Institution Subject, Pifher, Sapper Ernest
- Measurements Thickness 0.4 cm, Outside Diameter 12.1 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.