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Lance Corporal 18913 Arthur Edward Leeson

2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action, Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendale), France and Flanders, 5th August 1917, aged 20

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 37
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Albert and Sarah Ann Leeson [nee Ford]

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  • Born Jul Qtr 1897 and Baptised 7 Nov 1897 at Chilvers Coton
  • Attended Vicarage Street School
  • Lived at 73 Springdale Cottages, Attleborough [1901 to 1915]
  • Employed as an Errand Boy [1911]
  • Employed as a Printer [1915]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton 26 Apr 1915. Arrived in France 12 Oct 1915

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