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Leon Hall Curry

In memory of:

Captain Leon Hall Curry

October 19, 1915

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 21, 1886
Amherst, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

May 16, 1915
Montreal, Québec

Commemorated on Page 11 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IX. D. 29.

Location:

Armentieres is a town in the Department of the Nord, on the Belgian frontier, 14.5 kilometres north-west of Lille. From the town of Armentieres take the D945 to Estaires. CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted off this road just before Erquinghem-sur-la-Lys.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Document– The deaths of Captain L. H. Curry and Captain Hutton Crowdy on October 19th, 1915 were recorded in the War Diary of the 42nd Canadian Infantry Battalion

Source:  War Diary 42nd Canadian Infantry Battalion.  War Diaries of the First World War. Library and Archives Canada
  • Entrance to Cemetery
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Friday October 22 1915
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Monday October 25 1915
  • War Memorial– Cumberland Country monument, Capt Leon Hall Curry.
  • Photo of Leon Hall Curry– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LEON HALL CURRY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Plaque– Capt Leon Hall Curry plaque

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