1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Thomas Leonard

Contributed by: Anthony Leonard, on 2008-11-04

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First Name Thomas
Surname Leonard
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1982
Regiment Royal Lincolnshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

Thomas's Story

My grandfather spent most of his war in the Ypres Salient. This had a profound effect on him as he saw the utter devistation, not only of the town of Ypres but also the many cassualties of that area. I ended up in the Royal Air Force Regiment, and it was only after joining up that I realised that he had been suffering from post traumatic stress since 1919!!

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