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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leonard Kirk

In memory of:

Private Leonard Kirk

January 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

928447

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

153rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 13, 1897

Son of Robert and Mary Elizabeth Kirk, of Crown Terrace, Lair Gate, Beverley, Yorkshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 269 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HARRISTON PUBLIC CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

30. Blk. V.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Grave marker– Marker at the grave of Private Leonard Kirk, 153rd (Wellington) Battalion, in the Harriston Cemetery, Harriston, Ontario.  Pte Kirk died of disease.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2018.)
  • Grave marker– Marker in the ground a few feet in front of Private Leonard Kirk's headstone in the Harriston Cemetery, Harriston, Ontario.  It reads [with slash marks added to separate lines]:  "PTE. LEONARD KIRK / NO. 928447 / BORN 1899 - DIED 1917 / ENLISTED AT HARRISTON / WITH 153 BATTALION C.E.F. / JAN. 1. 1916".  Pte. Kirk died of illness, diagnosed as pleural pneumonia, at a military hospital in London, Ontario.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2018.)

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