We remember Leslie Lumsdaine

We remember Leslie Lumsdaine

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Pembroke, Milford, Wales United Kingdom Source:8560961 1895
1911
employment Errand Boy Swansea France Source:8560961 April 1911
1916
location 1, Isle of White Street, Swansea United Kingdom parents address Source:8560961 1916
enlistment Swansea Glamorgan, Wales United Kingdom Source:8508989
service British Army Private 3/8243 Devonshire Regiment Source:2726071
service British Army Private 13668 Somerset Light Infantry Source:2726071
service British Army Sapper 86574 Royal Engineers 185 Tunnelling Company Source:8508989
1916
death Killed in Action On 4th February 1916, 18 British soldiers were killed when the Germans detonated a camouflet near the British three level mine system. Sapper Leslie Lumsdaine was one of those soldiers. La Boiselle, Somme, France Source:8508989 4th February 1916
burial Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France 1. J. 9. Source:8508989

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Leslie
Initials L
Last Name Lumsdaine
Source 2726071
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1, Isle of White Street, Swansea United Kingdom parents address known 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3/8243 Devonshire Regiment Private
British Army 13668 Somerset Light Infantry Private
British Army 86574 Royal Engineers 185 Tunnelling Company Sapper
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Caroline Lumsdaine mother
James Lumsdaine father

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Official Records

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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Glen107
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202

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