Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Swithun Hempsted

Inscription

To the dear

Memory of

Leslie Yockney

Lane K.R.R.

Killed in action in France

Septr 25th 1918

Aged 22 years

"Faithful unto death"

Place of Inscription

St Swithun Hempsted

Gloucestershire

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Leslie Yockney

Lane

1896

Gloucester, Gloucestershire

25th September 1918

Killed in action by GSW to head during the advance to the Hindenburg Line; the 2nd KRRC were in action near the St Quentin Canal and more specifically the village of Pontruet

22

Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France

First World War

Rifleman

2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps

8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment

According to local news, Leslie had suffered with shell shock during the war and had spent time convalescing before being sent back to the front

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