Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Herbert Leaman

In memory of:

Driver George Herbert Leaman

November 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

41540

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

6th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

July 14, 1892
Turtle Creek, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

October 27, 1914
Quebec, Québec

Son of Mrs. L.B. Leaman of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 117 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. Y. 38.

Location:

Becourt is in the Department of the Somme, 2 kilometres on the east side of Albert. The BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY is on the south side of the road from Becourt to Albert.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Driver George Herbert Leaman enlisted in September 1914 with the first Canadian Contingent at Valcartier, Quebec. He described his occupation on his military attestation form as a Freight Porter. Leaman was born in Turtle Creek, New Brunswick. His mother, Mrs. M. B. Leaman, at Moncton, New Brunswick, was named as his next-of-kin.  He had previously served four years with the 74th Regiment.  In honoured memory.
  • Photo of George Herbert Leaman– George Herbert Leaman born 14 Jul 1892, Turtle Creek, Albert Co, New Brunswick.  Son of James Peter Leaman and Minnie Bell Leaman.  Caption on back of picture (postcard)says: Just before I left for France this time.  From you loving brother George

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