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Leon Hall Curry

In memory of:

Captain Leon Hall Curry

October 19, 1915

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


42nd Bn.

Additional Information


October 21, 1886
Amherst, Nova Scotia


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

Grave Reference:

IX. D. 29.


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.
  • Plaque– Capt Leon Hall Curry plaque

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