WW1 Military Medal & Pair to 28th Battalion (Saskatchewan Regiment) CEF
MM, BWM and VM named to 887411 PTE. D. McLEOD 28/SASK:R. (pair named 887411 L. Cpl. 28-CAN-INF)
WW1 28th Battalion (Saskatchewan Regiment) Canadian Expeditionary Force Military Medal (M.M) Group of Three, George V Military medal awarded to “887411 PTE. D. MCLEOD. 28/SASK:R.” British War and Victory Medals, named to “887411 L.CPL. D. MCLEOD. 28-CAN. INF.” Accompanied by the recipients original dog tags. Daniel McLeod was born on the 14th March 1886, in Belle River, Prince Edward Island. He attested at Yorkton, Sakatchewan giving his occupation as a Farmer and served with the 28th Battalion CEF in France from January 1917. McLeod would have been involved in the Battle of Vimy Ridge as well as the 3rd Battle of Ypres, including the Battle of Passchendaele. He was awarded the Military Medal on the 7th October 1918, probably for the Battle of the Canal du Nord during the 100 Days Offensive. McLeod was discharged from the Canadian Expeditionary Force on the 14th May 1919. He received a permanent disbility for deafness in his left ear as a result of a shell burst near by, which blew him 10 feet. His full service file has been digitized and is available on-line. He died on 26th June 1953 at Calgary, Alberta and rests in Burnsland Cemetery. His year of birth was incorrectly recorded as 1881 which differs from his attestation papers and the 1896 Census of Canada.