|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1895|
New Brunswick, Canada
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1918, France|
Carleton Observer, 20 Feb 1919 - "Pioneer (Lakeville) has lost one of her brave sons in the person of Signaller Leigh H. Anderson, son of Havelock and Addie (Crabb) Anderson. The deceased was born July 14, 1895; enlisted May 28, 1916 at Woodstock, with the 65th Battery as a gunner. Sailed from Halifax July 26, arriving in England Aug. 31st. Landed in France Dec. 19 and was there transferred to the 12th Battery as Signaller. Wounded Sept. 8, 1917 at Vimy Ridge and was admitted to the First Australian Hospital at Rouen. At Cambrai on Oct. 2, just before the war ended in 1918 he paid the supreme sacrifice. He leaves to mourn his loss his father, mother, five sisters, Mrs. Percy Prior, Edna, Laura, Eva and Marion; and one brother Frank; all of Pioneer. Signaller Anderson was killed by a shell burst. His body was brought back the next morning and buried in Quarry Wood Cemetery. LEST WE FORGET"
The Press, 24 Dec 1918 - "Henry Emery and John Savage were around recently through Williamstown collecting funds to purchase a bronze tablet in memory of Lee Anderson who was killed in France. The tablet is to be placed in the Williamstown Methodist Cemetery."
Service No: 335927
Regiment/Service: Canadian Field Artillery, 12th Bty. 3rd Bde.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Anderson, of Dover Foxcroft, Maine, U.S.A. Born in Carleton Co., New Brunswick.
Henry Havelock Anderson (1873 - 1943)
Adelia Mae Crabb Anderson (1871 - 1944)
Quarry Wood Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Plot: II. A. 10.
Maintained by: Bill & Laurie (Gilbert) ...
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Feb 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24602643