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Roderick (Roy) McLeod

In memory of:

Rifleman Roderick (Roy) McLeod

March 3, 1944

Niigata-Rinko 5B, Japan

Military Service

Service Number:







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


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

Additional Information


August 3, 1900
Glasgow, Scotland


July 22, 1940
Niagara Camp, Ontario

His full name is Roderick Morrison (alias Roy) McLeod. Son of John McLeod and Millicent Miller.

He served with the 38th Dufferin Rifles, then with the 215th Battalion, CEF, service number 270445, from 15 June 1916 to 11 April 1917 because he was too young for overseas service, and with the 2nd Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment, service number 3310783, from 20 January 1918 until he was demobilized on 17 June 1919.

His brother, John McLeod, was wounded in action at Hill 70, in France, during the First World War while serving with the Australian Army.

Commemorated on Page 390 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Cdn. Sec. B. C. 4.


YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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