John Malcolm Sr. McLeod Image

Name

Private John Malcolm Sr. McLeod

Born

1890-09-01

From

Occupation

Labourer

Religion

Roman Catholic

Death

1963-04-19

Where Died




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Service Record 1


Conflict

Battalion

Veterans Guard of Canada


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

652178

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-04-03

Discharge Date

1919-03-05



Notes

Seven 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 & Links

a) 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
160th Battalion Enlistment Card

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