Huston, Leon Graves

Regimental Number: 73563
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: Canadian Engineers

Leon was born in Marshall, Missouri on July 23, 1891. It is unknown when he first came to Canada, but Leon and his wife Margaret were living in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan when he enlisted in the Canadian Army in October of 1914. In August of 1916, Leon suffered from shrapnel wounds to his left knee. In 1920, Leon filed on the southern half of 16-80-8-W6.

See pages 9-14 of Leon’s service file for telegraphs inquiring after and confirming his identity.