Leonard Fass

Observer/Air Bomber, 114 (Hong Kong) Squadron
Service number 754442
Died 19 April 1941
Buried Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) Cemetery, North Yorkshire
Age 22

Headstone Inscription
‘DEEPLY MOURNED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. MAY HIS DEAR SOUL REST IN PEACE’


Leonard was the son of Simon and Hilda Fass of Hendon, London. Leonard’s father Simon originated from Poland and worked as a butcher in Hoxton. He died in 1938.

Leonard was the youngest of four children, Sidney, Mary and Percy. Sidney married Eva Hooberman and Percy married Lily Don.

In 1939, Leonard was living with his widowed mother and siblings. The family ran a butchers shop and Leonard was working as an engineers fitter.

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