Instone, Leonard Frederick

BORN MADRAS, INDIA 1898. SON OF CSM, LOUIS INSTONE, KOYLI, & CONSTANCE INSTONE, OF 16 TORRINGTON STREET, HULL. BOTH FATHER AND SON WERE KILLED IN ACTION AND ARE LISTED IN THE HULL MINSTER GOLDEN BOOK. HE WAS A FORMER NEWLAND AVENUE SCHOOL PUPIL. IN 1911 HE WAS HULL’S JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPION AND ALSO IN THE TEAM WHICH WON THE SCHOOL’S CHAMPIONSHIP SHIELD. HE WAS REPORTED WOUNDED WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH N THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 15TH SEPTEMBER 1914. * A LETTER TO HIS SOLDIER FATHER WAS PRINTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 17/04/1915.

HE IS BURIED AT GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE READS, “MEMORY CLINGS WITH MANY A SILENT THOUGHT”


First name:
LEONARD FREDERICK
Military Number:
10128
Rank:
Private
Date Died
01/05/1915
Place died:
GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE
Age:
17
66 , SEATON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK