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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.
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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