Lt Albert Leslie “Les” Brown, (Ret'd)

    • Lt Albert Leslie Brown, 1943
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    We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Albert Leslie “Les” Brown, BSc(Ret') at the Toronto Western Hospital in Toronto ON, on 9 March 2008 at the age of 89.

    Les was born in New Liskeard ON and his family survived the great Temiskaming ON fire of 1922. He attended Public and High School in New Liskeard and graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston ON in 1943 with a BSc in Civil Engineering.  He is a veteran of WW II having served with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  After the war Les joined Ontario Hydro retiring in 1976 to Cavan ON near Peterborough before finally moving back to Toronto in 2003.

    A Memorial Service will be held on 5 April at Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Road, Toronto. Visitation will be before the service.  Cremation and private interment will take place. Donations may be made to the Queen's University Student Financial Assistance Fund, Kingston ON, K7L 3N6, or to a charity of one’s choice. {gdMar2016kh}

    Albert's brother Sidney served in the Infantry during the Second World War.