Leslie Oliver VickeryRank: PrivateRegiment/Service: West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.Service No.:F/66838Date of Birth:July 25, 1924Place of Birth:Rockville, Yarmouth Co., NSDate of Enlistment:September 13, 1943Place of Enlistment:Yarmouth, NSAge at Enlistment:19Height; 5 feet, 8 inchesAddress at Enlistment:Central Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NSTrade:RiggerEmployment at Enlistment:Tomlinson Construction Co. (Yarmouth NS) Martial Status:Single:Religion:BaptistNext of Kin:Mr. Oliver Vickery (Father) Central Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NSLeslie Vickery completed basic training at No. 60 CABTC Yarmouth between October 3, 1943 and December 6, 1943. He completed advanced training at Aldershot, NS. He was the son of George Oliver Vickery and Hazel Rhoda Vickery, of Rockville, Yarmouth, Co. Nova Scotia, Canada. He was killed in action while serving in Italy.Date of Death: September 19, 1944Age at Death: 20 Cemetery: CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY (Italy)Grave Reference: X, B, 5.The 115th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War MemorialCommemorated on page 468 of the Second World War Book of RemembranceSources and Information:Commonwealth War Graves CommissionVeterans Affairs Canada
Leslie Oliver Vickery
Photo of Oliver Leslie Vickery – Leslie in civilian clothes with older brother George who was with the Essex Scottish Regiment.