Private Leonard Ebbins 4860149 POW

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  1. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    Has anybody details on this man please , POW camp , cause of death etc. Captured in Norway 1940.


    Service Number 4860149

    Died 07/10/1942

    Aged 23

    1/5th Bn.
    Leicestershire Regiment

    Son of George Henry and Jessie Ebbins, of Grantham, Lincolnshire.
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Germany, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
    Name: Private Leonard L Ebbins
    Death Date: 7 Oct 1942
    Cemetery: Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
    Burial or Cremation Place: Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
    Has Bio?: N

    Private Leonard L Ebbins (Unknown-1942) - Find A...

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Leonard Ebbins
    Given Initials: L
    Rank: Private
    Death Date: 7 Oct 1942
    Number: 4860149
    Birth Place: Nottinghamshire
    Residence: Nottinghamshire
    Branch at Enlistment: Infantry
    Theatre of War: Norway
    Regiment at Death: Leicestershire Regiment
    Branch at Death: Infantry

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  3. ClankyPencil

    ClankyPencil Senior Member

    Not much more listed about him on the Royal Leicestershire Regiment database other than he enlisted in 1939.

    Royal Leicestershire Regiment

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  4. Mr Jinks

    Mr Jinks Bit of a Cad

    Posted `Missing` 24th April 1940
    Confirmed PoW date as above.
    Died as a PoW 07/10/1942
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  5. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

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    Grantham Journal 5th July 1940
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  6. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Probably our man

    England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2007
    Name: Leonard Ebbins
    Registration Date: 1919
    Registration district: Newark
    Inferred County: Nottinghamshire
    Re-registration Year: 1919
    Mother's Maiden Name: Briggs
    Volume Number: 7b
    Page Number: 651

  7. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    Yes that's him , he was born in Newark along with his brother John who was a POW of the Japanese and survived the war. Both his eldest and youngest brothers died as children. Went to school at The Mount and work in the grindery at Ransome and Marles.
  8. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

  9. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Ebbins Household (4 People)
    15 Beacon Terrace, Newark M.B., Nottinghamshire
    George H Ebbins - 03 Nov 1880 - Iron Moulder
    Jessie Ebbins - 28 Apr 1884 - Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Leonard Ebbins - 08 Jan 1919 - Metal Polisher Ball Bearing
    John F Ebbins - 13 Sep 1920 - Seeking Work

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