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Lilian Mabel McKenzie

Leslie John Robert McBurney 2,48

  • Born: 11 Sep 1920, Mentieth, Glenwood, Manitoba, Canada 2,48
  • Marriage: Lilian Mabel McKenzie on 9 Aug 1945 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2,48
  • Died: 8 Nov 1993, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at age 73 2,48

bullet   Cause of his death was Intestinal cancer.

bullet   Another name for Leslie was Les.2


bullet  General Notes:

Les went to Forbes School and Deleau High School.

Les was in the Merchant Navy from 1942-1945. Afterwards he went int o cabinet making and later custom sailboat construction. This prove d to be a life-long career. Les was a quiet hard working man who appr eciated a job well-done. Truly a handy-man, he was often called upo n to do major or minor fixup and construction jobs. Often seen smokin g a pipe, like his father before him, he and Lil enjoyed an active ret irement. Les could always be picked out in a crowd, the man with th e crew-cut hair! He called himself "Lestor" at one time.

Les was cremated after his death, and his ashes were spread at sea.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1921 Census of Canada, 1921, Glenwood, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. 74 Manitoba, Brandon, Glenwood Mun.; Sec. 5, Twp. 7, Rge. 22, W1; p. 10 , lines 4-7, household 93;
Leslie, age 9 months, with father Russell, age 32, mother May, age 23 , and lodger Arthur Lockman, age 23.


Leslie married Lilian Mabel McKenzie, daughter of McKenzie and Mabel, on 9 Aug 1945 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2.,48 (Lilian Mabel McKenzie was born on 18 Sep 1924 2,48.)

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