Leonard Julius Whiting

Name

Leonard Julius Whiting

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/08/1918
38

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Gunner
154118
Royal Garrison Artillery
261st Siege Battery

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
XXV. A. 26.
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
Not on the Hertingfordbury memorials

Pre War

Born in 1880 in Leeds, Yorkshire son of Joseph and Susan Whiting and living in 20 Horns Mill, Hertford in 1901; husband of Catherine H. Whiting of 8 The Village, Hertingfordbury, Hertford. He was a mechanic.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Hertford on 28 May 1902 Private 7211 in the Bedfordshire Regiment of the Territorial Force and was discharged after 12 years’ service on 27 May 1914 having served in South Africa from 4 Nov 1902 to 8 Apr 1903. He then re-enlisted at Godalming, Surrey and was killed in action in Belgium.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox