Thursday 20 October 2011

Private Leslie Arthur Quick

Born on 19 January 1894 in Medicine Hat, Alberta - next of kin listed as Gordon Wright Quick, Maple Creek, Saskatchewan - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as student; single; no current or previous military service; Wesleyan; height of 5 feet 11.25 inches; chest of 39 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; brown eyes; light hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on 5 April 1915 (number 411069) - transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, CEF, on 16 July 1915 - wounded on 2 May 1918.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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