Quinn, James Harold McLeod (Harold)

  • Township: East Nissouri
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Branch: 63rd Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Forces
  • Regiment number: 2671262
  • Date of birth: June 18, 1898
  • Where born: East Nissouri Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: April 20, 1984
  • Burial location: Zion 7th Line Cemetery, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Years of service: May 1918 - January 1919
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Harold McLeod Quinn was born at Lot 9 Concession 10 in East Nissouri Township. His parents were Daniel and Ada (nee McLeod) Quinn.  Nineteen year old Harold volunteered for active service in May, 1918 and was with the 63rd Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Forces.  He was discharged in Jan of 1919 and did not see overseas service.  Harold married Mabel Elizabeth Sutherland on January 1, 1924 and together they raised three children.  Shirley, Ruth and George.  Harold farmed the 'home farm' at Lot 9 Concession 10 all of his life. 

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