1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Donald Leatherdale

Contributed by: John Leatherdale, on 2008-11-23

Donald Ryan Leatherdale
First Name Donald
Surname Leatherdale
Year of Birth 1896
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Artists Rifles
Place of Wartime Residence Catford, London, Surrey

Donald's Story

Born at Catford, London on 4.2.1896, educated at Christ's Hospital, commissioned in Artists' Rifles and joined Queen's Own West Kents, killed on the Somme at High Wood on 22/23 July 1916.

Donald and his younger brother Alan were born in South London 15 months apart and both died on the Somme in 1916, just two miles and two months apart.

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