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  • Panel on the Thiepval Memorial commemorating the name of Horace William Leavesley, visited wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
Person Details
Radford
Horace was born in 1896 the son of Walter a wood surveyor/ joinery and Sarah Ann Leavesley. Walter and Sarah had ten children. In 1911 they were living at 5 Mosley Terrace off Prospect Street Radford,
He worked in the lace industry as a carriage stationer.
26 Sep 1916
21
799896 - CWGC Website
12400
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Horace Leavesley served in Gallipoli and later Egypt, prior to moving to France in July 1916. He was killed in action on 26 September 1916 during the Battle of Thiepval.
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  • Panel on the Thiepval Memorial commemorating the name of Horace William Leavesley, visited wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
    Horace William Leavesley - Panel on the Thiepval Memorial commemorating the name of Horace William Leavesley, visited wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
  • Private Horace William Leavesley (S.F) killed in action on September 26th, aged 21 years.
Photograph taken from The Nottingham Evening Post on November 7th 1916.
    Horace William Leavesley - Private Horace William Leavesley (S.F) killed in action on September 26th, aged 21 years. Photograph taken from The Nottingham Evening Post on November 7th 1916.