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Private 24518 George Leonard Beesley

1st / 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), France and Flanders, 13th August 1917, aged 23

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 8
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Albert Fred and Elizabeth Beesley
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 RWR

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born Apr Qtr 1894 at Nuneaton, name recorded as Leonard George Beesley
  • Lived at 16 James Street, Nuneaton [1901 & 1911]
  • Employed as a Bricklayer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton

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