Remembering Today 2/5/45 Private:Leonard Thomas Francis Gale,1540960,Pioneer Corps

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Private GALE, LEONARD THOMAS FRANCIS
    Service Number 1540960

    Died 02/05/1945

    Aged 27

    Pioneer Corps

    Son of Frederick William and Bathsheba Graves Millbank Gale; husband of Ena Gale, of Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire.


    INSCRIPTION
    ABIDE WITH ME"

    Casualty
    Buried at JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY

    Location: Gelderland, Netherlands
    Number of casualties: 1545

    Cemetery/memorial reference: 21. A. 1.

    See cemetery plan
     
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Leonard Gale
    Given Initials: L T F
    Rank: Private
    Death Date: 2 May 1945
    Number: 1540960
    Birth Place: Bedfordshire
    Residence: Bedfordshire
    Branch at Enlistment: Other Corps
    Theatre of War: Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45
    Regiment at Death: Pioneer Corps
    Branch at Death: Other Corps

    Leonard Thomas Francis Gale
    Birth: 1918 - Bedfordshire, England
    Death: 1945 - Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
    Marriage: Dec 1943 - Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

    TD
     
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  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    79 Albert Road, Luton M.B., Bedfordshire
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Frederick W Gale 23 Feb 1880 Gents Hairdresser Own Account
    Bathsheba G M Gale 07 Aug 1887 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Leonard T F Gale 12 Dec 1918 Felt Hat Dyeworker
    Joan B Dilley (Gale) 21 Aug 1919 Straw & Felt Hat Milliner
    William P Gale 15 Feb 1922 Hairdressers Assistant
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    13 Allcroft Street, Mansfield Woodhouse U.D., Nottinghamshire
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Allan Ashley 07 Apr 1887 Joiner
    Susie Ashley 22 Feb 1890 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Ena Gale (Ashley) 26 Oct 1917 Comptometer Operator Transort Department
    Ivor Ashley 07 Apr 1920 Bricklayers Apprentice

    Marriages Dec 1943
    Gale Leonard T F Ashley Mansfield 7b 265
    Ashley Ena Gale Mansfield 7b 265

    No children.
     
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