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  • Family headstone, Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
Person Details
04 Jun 1892
He was the son of James Charles, a stationer, and Martha Wheat of 20 Ebury Road Sherwood Rise Nottingham. Martha died 29/10/1920 aged 73. He was the brother of Minnie and Elsie Wheat. His effects of £100 were left to his mother Martha (Probate Nottingham 6/5/1919).
He attended Nottingham High School
01 Sep 1918
26
314109 - CWGC Website
436814
Private
15th Bn Canadian Infantry Canadian Forces
He was wounded in 1916 and was killed in action on 1st September 1918. He is buried in Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy.. (grave ref VI.F.7)
Family headstone, Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery: '(Martha Wheat) Also of Leonard K, youngest son of the above, killed in action Septr. 1 1918 & buried in France aged 26 years’ Death notice published 17th September 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- WHEAT. – Killed in action, September 1st, 1918, Leonard K., Canadians, youngest and dearly loved son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wheat, Alexandra-street, aged 26.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facbook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Family headstone, Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    Leonard Kinder Wheat - Family headstone, Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Family headstone, Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    Leonard Kinder Wheat - Family headstone, Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand