Regimental Number: 3211459
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment
Leonard was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on October 13, 1892. In 1911 he came to Canada and lived in Saskatchewan for six years. Leonard walked to Grande Prairie in 1917 and filed on a homestead at 33-72-11-W6, in the Beaverlodge area. He worked in the lumber camp and in Billy Salmond’s hotel until he was drafted that winter (January 1918). He was placed in the Medical Office. In 1923 Leonard went to England and married Clara Larrard. They spent their honeymoon crossing the Atlantic and returned to Leonard’s homestead near Beaverlodge. Clara died on October 21, 1971 in the Beaverlodge hospital.
Source: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 17