Samuel Leslie (

Name

Lieutenant Samuel Leslie ("Les") Young

Born

1895-10-25

From

Occupation

Law Student

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1916-11-11

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Monument







Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Company

4th Division

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22nd Oxford Regiment


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-10-29

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22nd Oxford Regiment



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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


Online Collections Link




Notes

Lieutenant Young's name is also listed on the Osgood Hall War Memorial, Toronto, Ontario. Son of Francis Young, Cargill.




Sources & Links

a) McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968”, vol 2, Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print;
b) Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Command. “Military service recognition book, volume II.” Fenety Marketing, 2015. Print.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Walkerton Herald and Times
Walkerton Herald and Times
Walkerton Telescope, January 18, 1917, p.1
Walkerton Telescope, January 18, 1917, p.1
Walkerton Telescope, January 18, 1917, p.1
Walkerton Telescope, January 18, 1917, p.1
Walkerton Telescope, March 1, 1918, p.1
Walkerton Telescope, March 1, 1918, p.1
Walkerton Telescope, Mar. 30, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Mar. 30, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Sept. 30, 1915
Walkerton Telescope, Sept. 30, 1915
Walkerton Telescope, June 15, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, June 15, 1916
Paisley Advocate, May 29, 1918
Paisley Advocate, May 29, 1918
Paisley Advocate, August 6, 1919
Paisley Advocate, August 6, 1919