According to his attestation papers dated January 15, 1916 at Kingston, Leo C. Kent of Mimico, Ontario was born on October 4, 1888 in Toronto. He listed his father William Kent, Humber Bay as his next of kin. He was single, worked for the railway and had no previous military experience. He as 27 years and 3 months of age and stood 5 feet 10 inches tall. He had blue eyes, brown hair and a medium complexion. He was a member of the Church of England.
His family appears in the 1911 census living on Salisbury Avenue (present day Park Lawn Road) but he does not appear to be present nor can I find him in the 1911 census elsewhere. His birth registration indicates that his name is Clarence Leo Kent.