Thomas Leonard (c.1893-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LEONARD, THOMAS. Private. No 50803. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 6333 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born William Street, Huddersfield. 11.9.1892. Son of the late Brook and Emma Leonard, 88 Dewhurst Road, Fartown. Educated St. Andrew's School, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Employed as a tailor's cutter by Messrs W. Pickup and Company, Queen Street South, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted September 1916. Killed in action, 24.8.1918, aged 25 years. Buried REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Special Memorial B 4.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission