George Bud McLeod

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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