20 February 1908|
19 June 1943 (aged 35)|
John Leslie Cant (20 February 1908 – 19 June 1943) was an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Football League for Southport.
Cant was married and served as a lance corporal in the Durham Light Infantry during the Second World War. He was severely wounded by an explosion during the North African campaign and died of wounds on 19 June 1943. He is buried at Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.
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- Les Cant at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
- "Les Cant". http://www.southportfootballclub.co.uk/players/player-details/?id=1105.
- "Casualty Details: Leslie Cant". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/938223/.
- Watts, Ian. "Les Cant". http://gogogocounty.org/players/C/CantJL.html.
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