HUNT, Leslie Arthur

No.5830211, Lance Corporal, Leslie Arthur HUNT
Aged 25

17th/21st Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps
Died from Wounds in accident on 5th November 1944

Believed to be Leslie Arthur HUNT born in Hitchin (2nd qtr 1919 Hitchin 3a:1033), mother née CLARKE

Married to Edna B. FROST in 1940 [20-4-1920]. Edna was a servant with Orbell and Norah SMITH at the Garage and House, Barrow in the 1939 register. A connection with Hargrave has not been identified.

The Bury Free Press records his death as "from injuries received in a battle accident", but so far exactly what that accident was has not been discovered

photo CWGC

Leslie Hunt is buried in Florence War Cemetery, Italy 4:J:15
and commemorated in Barrow

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