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Walter Alfred Leland

Born:
15 Adar 5653 (03 March 1893)
Died:
22 Sivan 5675 (04 June 1915)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
LEL3626
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
15 Adar 5653 (03 March 1893)
Place of birth:
Liverpool

Death

Date of death:
22 Sivan 5675 (04 June 1915)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Dardenelles, Turkey
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

Places

Addresses

Family home:
5 Kensington Court, London (1911)

Schools

Name:
Charterhouse
Year started:
1907
Year left:
1909

Other Organisations

Name:
Charterhouse Rifle Club
Significance:
He won several cups at Bisley for shooting

Synagogues

Name:
New West End Synagogue
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Hobbies

Lieutenant Leland was very musical, and the writing of music and verse were his principal hobbies.

Family

Siblings

Neil Leland (male)
Dorothy Leland (female)

Parents

Father: Alfred Leland (male)
Mother: Eugenie Gollin (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date discharged/death:
04 June 1915
Rank at discharge/death:
Lieutenant
Assignments
Regiment:
Bedfordshire Regiment
Battalion/unit:
10th Battalion
Regiment:
attd. Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Battalion/unit:
1st Battalion

Roll of Honour

W. A. LELAND, 04 June 1915

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Lieutenant
Date of Death:
04/06/1915
Age:
22
Regiment / service:
attd. 1st Bn, Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Panel 55 and 218.
Additional information:

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