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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leslie Playne

In memory of:

Lieutenant Leslie Playne

March 27, 1915

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

16th Sqdn.

Additional Information


Enlistment:

August 1, 1914
Sarnia, Ontario

Son of Alexander Whateley and Florence Elizabeth Playne, Bedford, England. Lieutenant Playne embarked for France with the 1st Canadian Division.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The Arras Flying Services Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras, near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Leslie Playne– In memory of the employees from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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