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Leo Francis Toney Rank: Private Service Number: F/36224   Regiment: South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.     Date of Birth: March 4, 1924 Place of Birth: Cambridge, Kings Co., NS Date of Enlistment: December 28, 1943 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address At Enlistment: Cambridge, Kings Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 19 Height:  5 feet, 7¾ inches Weight: 12 lbs. Eyes: Brown   Hair: Black Trade: Farmer Martial Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Mary Toney [Mother] Cambridge, Kings Co., NS   An Aboriginal Canadian, Leo Francis Toney completed his Basic Training at No 60 CIBTC Yarmouth and served in Canada from November 26, 1943 to July 20, 1944; in the United Kingdom from July 21, 1944 to August 17, 1944, and in Northwest Europe from August , 1944 to August 17, 1945.  He was killed in action while serving in Holland. Date of Death: April 7, 1945   Age At Death: 21   Cemetery: Holten Canadian War Cemetery   Grave Reference: I. A. 4     Commemorated on Page 571 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 29   Sources and Information:   Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada Library and Archives Canada findagrave.com  
Leo Francis Toney