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Leech, T.C., Cpl. 1917

Tyne Cot Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial: Pauline Priano

On the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the name of 34668 Corporal Thomas Cookson, serving with the 27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 15/10/1917.

Morpeth Herald 16/11/1917 carries a brief obituary:


LEECH.- Killed in action, Oct. 17th, 1917, Corpl. Thomas Leech (Tot), dearly beloved husband of M.E. Leech, second daughter of W. and E. Lazenby, late of Morpeth.- (Deeply mourned by his loving wife and child, and by all who knew him). R.I.P.

Margaret Allison reports that in 1911 his address was 30 Severn Street, Ashington.

He is remembered in Ashington on A17.01 (A17.27), A17.02, A17.28 and A17.43

The CWGC entry for Corporal Leech

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