William Leach (Canadian Army officer)
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|Awards||Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration
Leach graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada with a degree in Economics and Commerce in 1965 and was commissioned into the Canadian Army. He went on to command a Logistic Battalion. From 1977 he worked in a series of senior administrative and finance positions at National Defence Headquarters and from 1987 he held various supply and logistics appointments there.
He was married to Canadian artist Mary Louise Leach, who died from cancer in 2003; they have two daughters and a son.
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