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Leonard George Marks

Born:
April 1894
Died:
29 Shevat 5678 (11 February 1918)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
MAR9026
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
April 1894

Death

Date of death:
29 Shevat 5678 (11 February 1918)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
France
Cause of death:
Warfare
Burial place:
Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, France. Plot 8, Row A, Grave 31.

Places

Addresses

84 Fern Avenue, Newcastle
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War Diary of 17 R Sussex

176 Inf Bde 59 Div
October 1918.
12. Weather dull. Battn in reserve at ERQUINGHEM SECTOR.
Casualties 2 ORs killed 1 OR wounded
13. Weather showery. Battn in reserve. Church parade cancelled owing to
weather.

Ration Farm Military Cemetery

[Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission 1998]
Ration Farm Military Cemetery is near the village of La Chapelled'Armentieres,
on the south-eastern outskirts of Armentieres. It is about
2.5 kilometres south-west of the village. LeaveLa Chapelle-d'Armentieres
on the Fleurbaix road and cross over the motorway bridge. The cemetery is
500 metres further along on the right hand side of the road.

Family

Siblings

HAROLD VICTOR MARKS (male)
JAMES ALBERT MARKS (male)
ROSE MARKS (female)
JOHN MARKS (male)

Parents

Father: SIMON MARKS (male)
Mother: HENRIETTA BERNSTONE (female)

Military Record

Date discharged/death:
11 October 1918
Rank at discharge/death:
Lance Corporal
Assignments
Regiment:
Northumberland Fusiliers 33954.
Battalion/unit:
12th Battalion
Regiment:
Royal Sussex Regiment G/26028.
Battalion/unit:
17th Battalion
Medals:
WW1 Victory Medal
British Medal

Roll of Honour

L. G. MARKS, 11 October 1918

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