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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage  Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of Daniel snd Sarah Ann Leadbeater and the brother of Joseph and Ethel Leadbeater. In 1911 they lived at 24 Lincoln Street Nottingham. He was the husband of Mary Elizabeth (née Etches) Leadbeater (married 2/11/1912) and the father of George William Leadbeater. In 1915 they lived at 16 City Terrace Carlton Hill and Mary later lived at 73 Foxhill Road (both Carlton Nottingham).
In 1911 he was a card puncher.
05 Aug 1917
29
440438 - CWGC Website
25770
16 City Terrace Carlton Hill Nottingham.
Private
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He attested 1/5/1915 weighing 116 lbs and standing 5'4" tall. He served at home until 5/3/1916. He was transferred (20/3/1916) to 181st Tunnelling Coy Royal Engineers and attached to 255th Tunnelling Coy 20/4/1916. He died from concussion. Mary was awarded a weekly pension of 18/9d 18/12/1918 for herself and child.
Buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery 4.A.41 Research by David Nunn
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage  Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    G W Leadbeater - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle