Roll of Honour Data Page

 

 

 

Lance Corporal

Kenneth William
LEA


(nickname)

 

Born:

1924 Bootle, Merseyside, England.

Service No.

14562365  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

83rd Battalion (Walton) Home Guard from age 16

Family Notes:

Son of William Lea (1895-1934)
and Ellen Elizabeth Sloan (1894-1974)
m.1918 West Derby, Liverpool
She re-married Charles Frederick Swift (1894-1965) in Liverpool RD in 1935. Charles was in the Tobacco leaf trade.

Brother of Audrey Violet Lea (1928-2010).

Civilian Occupation:

Apprentice at Owen Owen's a large drapery department store in Liverpool

Married:

./. 

Died:

9 Jan 1945 aged 19 killed in a land mine accident.

Burial:

Waha Marloie Communal Cemetery, Belgium.  

Memorial:

./. 

Links:

CWGC page

Misc:

Inscription on headstone reads "Our dear son, Happy and smiling, loved by all. Our dearest possessions - Memories"

 

 

 




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