WWI War Medal - Canadian Forestry Corps
WWI War Medal - Canadian Forestry Corps - (2245679 PTE. J.D. MC LEOD. C.F.C.). Naming is officially impressed. Very crisp detail, dark patina, scratch to the left of Georve V on the obverse, better than very fine. Accompanied by his original WWI and WWII Discharge Certificates. Footnote: 22445679 James David McLeod was born in Scotstown, Quebec on April 2, 1897. He signed his Attestation Paper at Camp Valcartier, Quebec on September 29, 1917, enlisting with the Forestry Depot, stating that his next-of-kin was his father, Malcolm, that he had no previous military service, that he was not married and that his trade was that of Farm Hand. He served in England during the war and was discharged upon demobilization on July 7, 1919, at Dispersal Station "E", Military District No. 5, Valcartier. D-107367 McLeod re-enlisted for WWII service as a Private with the Veterans Guard of Canada at Sherbrooke, Quebec on May 28, 1941. He served in the United Kingdom during the war and was discharged to return to civil life upon demobilization on February 6, 1945, at No. 4 District Depot, Montreal, Quebec. He was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Overseas Clasp and the War Medal 1939-1945, which are not included here.