Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander McLeod

In memory of:

Sergeant Alexander McLeod

June 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

153614

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1880
Aberdeen, Scotland

Enlistment:

August 9, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of John and Margaret McLeod of Abderdeen, Scotland. He enlisted with the 79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada. He was single and employed as a teamster. He arrived at East Sandling, England on 4 November 1915. He embarked for France on 20 February 1916. He was appointed Acting Corporal on 29 November 1916 and promoted to Sergeant on 15 January 1917. In 2003, his name was found carved in one of the walls of the Goodman Tunnel under the Vimy Monument.

Commemorated on Page 286 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II A. 13.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– A clearer view (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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