We remember Matthew Leak

We remember Matthew Leak

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Timeline

Timeline

1859
sibling Alfred Leak Source:9521259 April 1859
1861
sibling Mary Ann Leak Source:9521259 7th October 1861
1864
sibling Sarah Leak Source:9521259 18th January 1864
1866
sibling James Leak Source:9521259 20th February 1866
1868
sibling Peter Leak Source:9521259 6th September 1868
1871
sibling Thomas Leak Source:9521362 1st June 1871
1873
sibling Martha Leak Source:9521248 1873
1874
birth Chester United Kingdom Source:9521248 1874
1898
dates Age 20 Source:9521387 24th November 1898
1898
enlistment Chester United Kingdom Source:9521387 24th November 1898
1906
appointments Transferred to Army Reserve Source:9521413 23rd November 1906
1913
discharge Source:9521369 23rd November 1913
1914
appointments Mobilised at Chester Source:9521413 5th August 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9521369 18th December 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8946075 18th December 1914
1915
hospitalisation Frost bite Hospital/Institution Source:9521438 8th February 1915
service British Army Private 5974 Cheshire Regiment Source:9521369
service British Army Private 5974 Cheshire Regiment No. 3 Depot Source:8946075
service British Army Private 5974 Cheshire Regiment Source:8946075
1920
death Source:7080491 4th June 1920
burial Chester (overleigh) Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Cheshire United Kingdom Date of Burial: 07/06/1920, Grave Number: G1059 Source:9521474

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Matthew
Initials M
Last Name Leak
Source 2336656
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5974 Cheshire Regiment Private
British Army 5974 Cheshire Regiment No. 3 Depot Private
British Army 5974 Cheshire Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
James Leak father
Ann Martin mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Leak sister 1873
Alfred Leak brother April 1859
Mary Ann Leak brother 7th October 1861
Sarah Leak sister 18th January 1864
James Leak brother 20th February 1866
Peter Leak brother 6th September 1868
Thomas Leak brother 1st June 1871
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Sallow Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1898-11-24 5'3"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1874 Roman Catholic

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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MIC image (Ancestry) R58235
Pvt Matthew Leak (Find a Grave) R58235
"We Shall Remember Them" Harper140899

Multimedia

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Cheshire Regiment R58235
Cheshire Workhouse Records (Religious Creeds) John141401
1871 Census John141401
Baptism Register 1881 St. Werburgh's Chester John141401
British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards John141401
British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920 John141401
British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920 John141401
British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920 John141401
Matthew Leak Grave Overleigh Cemetery Chester John141401
Great War Memorial at St Weburgh's Church, Chester Harper140899

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