Leonard Garfield Harrington Image

Name

Private Leonard Garfield Harrington

Born

1898-05-06

From

Thornton Heath, England

Occupation

Factory Hand, Canada Spool & Bobbin Co., Walkerton

Religion

Church of England

Death

1918-08-08

Where Died

Amiens, France

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Monument







Service Record 1


Regimental Number

652269

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-06-05

Link



Service Record 2


Regimental Number

652269

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-06-05

Link




Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

Visit the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre's Online Collections, through the link below, for more information related to this soldier.


Online Collections Link




Sources & Links

a) James, F. Treve & 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 & Johnston, 1934. Print.;
b) McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968”, vol 2, Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Walkerton Herald and Times
Walkerton Herald and Times
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
Leonard Harrington, courtesy of RCL #102
Leonard Harrington, courtesy of RCL #102
Walkerton Telescope, Sept. 12, 1918
Walkerton Telescope, Sept. 12, 1918