|Name:||Leonard Tretheway Stick|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 7, 1892|
|Location at Birth:||St. John's, Newfoundland|
|Date of Passing:||Dec 7, 1979|
|Location at Passing:||Bay Roberts, NL|
Ranger Force Career
|Date Enlisted:||Jul 1935|
|Date Discharged:||Mar 1, 1936|
|Length of Service:||8 months|
|Rank||Start Y-M-D||End Y-M-D|
Beyond the Ranger Force
- Bank of Nova Scotia, 1910-1914.
- Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1914. Assigned Regimental Number 1 in the Blue puttees. Served at Gallipoli, in Egypt and was wounded in the Battle of the Somme.
- Accountant, British Import Co. Ltd.
- Owner, wholesale business in Coley’s Point.
- Chief Ranger, Newfoundland Ranger Force, 1935-1936.
- Manager of a fishery company, 1940s.
- Member of Parliament, Trinity-Conception District, 1949, 1953 and 1957.
From the Library
|Military Service Files, STICK, Leonard Tretheway|
|Attribution||The Rooms Provincial Archives, GN 19 Newfoundland military service records (Great War) collection|
Service number 0-71 or 1
|Major L.T. Stick; First Chief Ranger, Newfoundland Ranger Force|
|Attribution||The Rooms Provincial Archives, MG 612, Series VA 126-128 VA 127-3.1|
The insignia on Stick's uniform may be that of the Indian Army. Stick joined the First Newfoundland Regiment in 1914 (Regt. #1) but transferred to the Indian Army in 1917.
|Major F. Anderton and Major L.T. Stick, Chief Rangers|
|Attribution||The Rooms Provincial Archives, MG 612, Series VA 126-128 VA 127-4.1|
Major F. Anderton (RCMP), second Chief Ranger (1936-1939) and Major L.T. Stick, first Chief Ranger (1935-1936) of Newfoundland Ranger Force.
|Photo of Chief Rangers at Whitbourne|
|Attribution||The Rooms Provincial Archives, MG 612, Series VA 126-128 VA 127-2.1|
Men identified as Inspector R.D. Fraser; Major L.T. Stick and Major F. Anderton.
Stick served as Chief Ranger from 1935-1936. Anderton was Chief Ranger from 1936-1939, and Fraser served as Chief Ranger from 1939-1944.