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Barnsley, L.


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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.

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Newspaper
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Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Death
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Articles
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Publisher:
Watchful Warder
Date of Publication:
24 Aug 1944
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Livinia Barnsley ; Leonard Ross Barnsley ; Leonard Barnsley ; Charles Barnsley
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.348769713794 Longitude: -78.7365507196045
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Barnsley, L.