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Leslie Albert Edward Barnett    

Servicenumber : 14436173
Rank : Private
Regiment : Hampshire Regiment
Unit : 7th Battalion
Date of Death : 29-09-1944
Age : 18
Grave : Plot 9. Row B. Grave 12.
Leslie Albert Edward Barnett was a son of Reginald Ruben Victor and Bertha May Barnett of Moulsecoombe, Brighton, Sussex. He served with HQ Company.
He was given a field grave along the Rijndijk. The War Diary of the 7th Battalion Hampshire Regiment mentions 2 casualties from heavy mortaring from the Germans on 29th September.
Picture:23-09-2012
For ever in our thoughts
He died for his country
And those he loved so dearly
 
Position of the field grave of Leslie Albert Edward Barnett
 
Sources: Website CWGC and information provided by G. Francis.

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