LEASK KILLED IN ACTION
Day by day what the people of
this community are to be called upon to suffer is brought more
clearly home to us.
Bruce Leask left Canada in June.
In November he crossed to France. On December 2nd he was killed in
action, according to advices received here on Tuesday.
Pte. Bruce Leask was the son of
Mr. Abram Leask, who lives in the Gore of Woodhouse, just south of
Bruce would have been 25 years of age had he lived until Saturday.
He was born in Windham Township
Simcoe High School for a number of years, and was
well and favorably known to all in this district.
He left Simcoe four years ago to
take up the profession
of surveying, making his home in Winnipeg. It was
from that city he enlisted with the 101st Battalion.
Arriving in England he was
transferred to the 42nd, a Scotch Canadian Battalion, and it was
with that corps
he met his death.
Mrs. Roy Van Patter of Simcoe is
A brother, Grant, lives in Saskatoon.