We remember Walter Leech

We remember Walter Leech

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
sibling John Leech Source:7622585 1892
1894
birth Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6177058 Source:6640423 1894
1896
sibling Elsie Leech Source:6640416 1896
1901
location 15 Oaken Clough, Ashton under Lyne United Kingdom parents address Source:6640423 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 6 Source:6640423 31st March 1901
1901
sibling Lawrence Leech Source:6640416 1901
1908
sibling Bertha Leech Source:6640416 1908
1911
dates Age 16 Source:6640416 2nd April 1911
1911
location 358 Oldham Road, Ashton under Lyne United Kingdom parents address Source:6640416 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Spinner Cotton Mill Source:6640416 2nd April 1911
1914
enlistment Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6624949 September 1914
1917
dates Age 23 Source:6177058 8th November 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6178331 8th November 1917
1917
hospitalisation Dysentery whilst serving in Dardanelles Hospital/Institution Source:6624949 17th November 1917
service British Army Private 350869 Manchester Regiment "A" Coy. 1st/9th Bn. Source:6177058
service British Army Private 2496 Manchester Regiment Source:2351335
location 35, Oaken Clough, Limehurst, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:6177058
1917
death Died of wounds Passing down the trench about noon an enemy shell exploded near him & fragment struck him on the head piercing his helmet. He passed away about an hour afterwards never having regained consciousness France Source:7004530 Source:6624949 8th November 1917
burial Coxyde Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7004530

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Leech
Source 2351335
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 Oaken Clough, Ashton under Lyne United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
35, Oaken Clough, Limehurst, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address
358 Oldham Road, Ashton under Lyne United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2496 Manchester Regiment Private
British Army 350869 Manchester Regiment "A" Coy. 1st/9th Bn. Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ralph Leech father
Sarah Elizabeth Lees mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elsie Leech sister 1896
Lawrence Leech brother 1901
Bertha Leech sister 1908
John Leech brother 1892

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Official Records

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

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission hazel25799
UK Soldiers Died in the Great War hazel25799
Always Ready, Willing, Cheerful, and Trustworthy hazel25799
1911 Census for Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire hazel25799
1901 Census of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire hazel25799
marriage record for Ralph Leech & Sarah Elizabeth Lees hazel25799
birth index for John Leech hazel25799

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War Memorial, Waterloo, Ashton under Lyne hazel25799
Photo of Walter Leech hazel25799
Walter Leech hazel128801
Waterloo Man Killed hazel128801

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