CEF Soldier Detail

Captain Alfred Alexander Leitch

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Air Force
Regiment:
Royal Flying Corps
Battalion:
65th Squadron
Company:
Place of Birth:
Killarney, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mary J. Leitch, 229 Marion St., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
February 5, 1894
Trade or Calling:
student
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
May 15, 1917
Age at enlistment:
23
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Captain Royal Flying Corps 65th Squadron
'Ack-Ack' Leitch joined the R.C.A.F. at the end of WWI and retired in 1938.  During World War II he served as a civilian safety officer at No. 16 Technical Detachment in Edmonton, Alberta.
Awards and Decorations
Distinguished Flying Cross
Military Cross