Alfred Joseph McLeod Image

Name

Private Alfred Joseph McLeod

Born

1914-10-10

From

Death

1944-01-17

Where Died

Ortona Salient

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

A11527

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Perth Regiment



Notes

Alfred Joseph was the son of WWI veteran, John M. McLeod, and one of seven siblings who served in the Second World War. He and his brother, John Joseph, were killed overseas. Two other brothers, Charles Donald and Malcolm John, were wounded. Two more brothers and a sister, Max, Reginald and Daisy, also served in the Canadian Army. In 1972 Mrs. Mary McLeod was selected as the Silver Cross Mother of the year and laid the wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.




Sources & Links

a) Gaffen, Fred. “Forgotten Soldiers.” Penticton, B.C., Theytus Books Ltd., 1985. Print
b) “Chippewas of Nawash – Salute to their Veterans”, The Sun Times, 10 November 2012
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission

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