GRIDLEY, Leonard William

No.1602382, Sapper, Leonard William GRIDLEY
Aged 25

1048 Port Operating Coy., Royal Engineers
Killed in Action on Thursday, 3rd August 1944

Leonard William Gridley was born in Hundon (Risbridge Q3-1919 4A:1370), son of Sidney Walter [9/2/1893] and Ethel [29/10/1895] GRIDLEY (née PLEDGER).

His parents (father a farm labourer) were at Hundon Hall Cottages in September 1939 (1 closed record)

Eleven men of his company died that day, five have no known grave.

photo: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Leonard Gridley is commemorated on the Bayeux memorial, panel 12, col.1

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