Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William John Anderson Leslie

In memory of:

Private William John Anderson Leslie

April 17, 1902

Elandsfontein, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

672

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Mounted Rifles

Additional Information


Born:

April 19, 1879
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of William and Eliza (nee Anderson) Leslie of Kazabuzua, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 23 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PRIMROSE GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (GERMISTON)
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Germiston is a suburb of Johannesburg. Travel on R29, Main Reef Road and turn at Cemetery Road. Go one block and the cemetery is on the left. The GMT is just on the right as one enters the gate. The Canadian headstones are located at the north end.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Letter
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 19 April 1902, page 17.

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