Pte Leo Francis Boulanger 5-C-2

Leo was born on May 15 1920 in Merritt British Columbia as the son of Wilfred Joseph and Evelina Boulanger (deceased in 1943). His brothers were: Wilfred (Army), Philippe (Army), Maurice Thomas and John Boulanger. And his sisters were: Eva, Evelina, Helene, Phyllis, Jean and Marie Annette Boulanger and Mrs. Irene Rintown.
His profession was a mill worker and he was member of the Roman Catholic Church.
He enlisted on June 11 1942 in Winnipeg and he went overseas to the UK on May 22 1943 and he thereafter to France on June 6 1944 for the D-Day landing.
Leo was killed in action on Friday June 9 1944 age 24 in the B Coy near Putot en Bessin and he was temporarily buried there and on January 18 1945 reburied in Bretteville s/Laize.
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.

His name is at the monument in Putot en Bessin.