Gleadhill, Leonard Edward

Pte, Leonard Edward Gleadhill

BORN BEVERLEY 1896. SON OF JAMES WILLIAM GLEADHILL & ELIZABETH HARDY, OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A CHALK PIT LABOURER. ONE OF SIX SONS, FIVE OF WHICH SERVED IN THE ARMY DURING THE WAR. A PRINTER’S ERRAND BOY. HE LIVED IN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED MANCHESTER. SERVED WITH THE 19TH MANCHESTER REGIMENT. KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 23/07/1916, AGED 20. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.
HIS BROTHER, JAMES ALFRED GLEADHILL, 1ST KING’S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY, WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 03/10/1918, AGED 24.


First name:
LEONARD EDWARD
Military Number:
12342
Rank:
Private
Date Died
23/07/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
20
13 SLOE LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK