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PTE. LEONARD BARNSLEY, OF LINDSAY KILLED
Lindsay Boy Killed in France Invasion – Father was Veteran of World War No. 1.
Pte. Leonard Barnsley, at the age of 19 years, has paid the supreme sacrifice. Word was received by his mother, Mrs. Lavinia Barnsley, 74 Cambridge St South, Lindsay, that her son was killed in France on Aug. 5th.
The young soldier enlisted in Toronto with the Dufferin and Haldimand Regiment and received his training in Camp Borden, Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lake. He entered the army on Jan. 19th 1943.
He had been two weeks in France.
Leonard Barnsley was born in Lindsay, a son of the late Charles Barnsley, a veteran of the war, and Mrs. Lavinia Barnsley. He was quite athletic, fond of hockey and other sports.
- Media Type:
- Genealogical Resource
- Item Types:
- Watchful Warder
- Date of Publication:
- 24 Aug 1944
- Personal Name(s):
- Livinia Barnsley ; Leonard Ross Barnsley ; Leonard Barnsley ; Charles Barnsley
- World War II Service Files
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