for Norfolk's Lengthening List
St. Williams, May 26 -- Today's
casualty list contains the name of [Private] Leonard Herbert
Garland ... having "died of wounds."
[Private] Garland was an
Englishman [who] prior to his enlisting worked [for] Dominion
Settlement Ass[ociates] and Mr. Richard Wood.
He ... at Simcoe in the 76th Batt.
... July 18th of last year, but ....wards transferred to the ...
He had tried to [enlist] [re]peatedly
from the beginning [of the] war but was several times [turned]
At last after considerable
expense, borne by himself, he succeeded in getting in. This surely
should be an example to the physically fit young man of Norfolk
who are still holding back.
Private Garland received his
death wound on April 26th the Battle of St. Elio. He was taken to
a hospital in France, but was afterwards removed to the Duchess
Connaught Hospital at Tap[lox] ... England, where he died.
[Th]ough only a resident of St. [William]s
for about three years Pri[vate] Garland made many friends and [he
has] left them the memory of a young man who died for his ...y's