Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, 207 Squadron
Service number 1190732
Died 14 January 1942
Buried Failsworth Jewish Cemetery
Leonard was the son of Myer and Lydia née Sunlight. Husband of Joan née Chambers. Father of Clement.
Leonard’s father Myer was born in Limerick and married Lydia Sunlight in Salford in 1915. They had three sons, Leonard, Ronald and Harold.
Six months after Leonard was killed his wife Joan and son Clement left for South Africa on board the S.S. Gloucester Castle. On the 15 July 1942 the ship was shelled. Joan and Clement were amongst the 93 that were killed.
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