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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edwin Thornton Leslie

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edwin Thornton Leslie

November 30, 1916

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Battalion

Additional Information


Son of John L. Leslie and Mary A. Thornton, his wife, of Georgetown, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 118 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Officers, B. 3. 37.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Memorial in Knox Presbyterian Church, Georgetown.
  • Photo of Edwin Thornton Leslie
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial Plaque– Bank of Hamilton War Memorial Plaque. The Bank of Hamilton (1872-1924) 
headquarters was located during the first World War at King and James 
Street, Hamilton, Ontario.  Many of the men listed on this memorial were 
employed at Bank of Hamilton branches located across Canada.  The Bank 
merged with the Canadian Bank of Commerce in 1924.
  • Inscription
  • Grave Marker

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