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NotesSeven of his children served in the Second World War. Two of those sons were killed overseas: Alfred Joseph and John Joseph. Two more sons were wounded: Charles Donald and Malcolm John. 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 & Linksa) James, F. Treve and Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: James and Johnston, 1934. Print
b) Gaffen, Fred. “Forgotten Soldiers.” Penticton, B.C., Theytus Books Ltd., 1985. Print;
c) “Chippewas of Nawash – Salute to their Veterans”, The Sun Times, 10 November 2012
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160th Battalion Enlistment Card