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Leslie, R.A., Cpl., 1917

Tyne Cot Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial: Pauline Priano

On the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the name of 223006 Corporal Robert Andrews Leslie, serving with the 1st/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, who died 31/10/1917.

He was the son of John and Susannah Leslie, of 79, Beatrice St., Ashington.

Morpeth Herald 23/11/1917 carries a brief obituary:


LESLIE.- Killed in action, October 31st, 1917, aged 19 years, Private Robert Andrew Leslie, No.223066 East Yorks, late Corporal N.F., of 66 Beatrice Street, Ashington.

Acknowledgements: Margaret Allison.

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

The CWGC entry for Corporal Leslie

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