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Franklyn George Leslie

In memory of:

Rifleman Franklyn George Leslie

April 13, 1947

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Military Service


Service Number:

E/30410

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

June 14, 1918
Grindstone, Grosse-Île, Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Enlistment:

August 27, 1940
Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec

Baptized George Franklin Leslie, at the Grindstone Anglican Church, Magdalen Islands, on 10 August 1918.

Son of Frank Willoughby Leslie and Elizabeth (alias Isabel) St.Clair Stewart, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Liberated from Kakodale Camp, Japan, by the American troops on 5 September 1945, he was repatriated on board American Hosptial Ship USS Rescue (AH-18) and he arrived in San Francisco, California, on 8 October 1945; in Victoria, British Columbia on the 11th; at the Parc Savard hospital (now. Christ-Roi hospital) in Québec on the 21st. On October 26, he left for Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he died at the military hospital in Cornwallis.

Commemorated on Page 597 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRINDSTONE (ST. LUKE'S) PARISH CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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