John Alfonso Fahey was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in December, 1896. Prior to enlisting he served with the 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers and the 54th Fort Garry Horse. Fahey enlisted in Winnipeg in July, 1915. He served overseas with the 78th Battalion until his death at Passchendaele on November 6, 1917. He is remembered on the Menin Gate. The collection currently consists of one clipping regarding his death.