Private George Bud McLeod, G60509
South Nelson, New Brunswick
The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment
Birth place and date: George was born in South Nelson New Brunswick on 2 February 1917.
Home town: George grew up in South Nelson, NB.
Religion: George was a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
Occupation: Before the war, George served as a labourer.
Marital Status: George was never married or had any children.
Next of kin: George’s next of kin was his mother, Josephine McLeod.
Date and location of enlistment: George enlisted on 17 April 1942 in Fredericton, NB.
Medals: George was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, The France-Germany Star, the Defence Medal, War Medal, and the CVSM and Clasp.
Burial location: George is buried at the Beny-sur-Mer War Cemetery in France. He was 27 when he died.
Student’s final reflection:
George worked as a labourer at a Mill. He lived with his mother and father and many brothers and sisters.
George was missed by his friends and family back home in South Nelson, NB, especially his mother and father. I want to thank George for serving his country, he has been greatly missed.
Written by: Justyn Broderick, a student at Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.
Rédigé par:Justyn Broderick, un élève de Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute, Owen Sound Ontario, Canada.
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