Harry Weston Leffingwell was born in the United States on March 22, 1897. In the early days he was a noted local boxer, worked in the oilfields, and also served as a mechanic in the American Army during WW I. In September 1939 Harry enlisted in the 20th Field Battery Royal Canadian Artillery. Later he transferred to the Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers. Harry attained the rank of Sergeant during WW II. After spending six years in the Army, five of them overseas he was discharged on August 11, 1945. Living in Lethbridge Harry was married to Minnie Sires and had four children – three girls and a son Frank Leffingwell, a well-known sportsman. Following the war Harry worked as an Auto Body Mechanic. Harry died on 16 November 1968. He is the uncle of retired Lethbridge firefighter Glenn Leffingwell and local historian Dale Leffingwell.
2024 Banner Application Deadline
Banner applications for 2023 are closed. Applications for 2024 are now being accepted. They must be received no later than June 30th, 2024. Only 90 additional (over and above the 2023 banners) will be displayed in the lead up to the 2024 Remembrance Day so sponsorships will again be available on a first come first served basis.