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Private Douglas Cecil Leeke (34043)

'C' Coy 9th Bn, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 74th Brigade, 25th Division, B.E.F.

Capbadge of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Malvern Commemoration: The Priory Church of St Mary and St Michael

Burial/Commemoration: Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery

Nature of Death: Killed in action Flanders 7/6/1917

Age: 33

Next of Kin: Son of Mr L. Leeke of Canton Home, Church Street, Great Malvern; husband of Alice Mary Leeke of 118 Sefton St, Southport, Lancs

Previous Employment: A commercial traveller

Douglas Cecil Leeke, was born in Malvern and at the time of his enlistment he lived in Southport. His death was announced in the Malvern News at the end of June 1917.

Malvern News 27/6/17

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