The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J W Leaney


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Private James William LEANEY, G/31351, 6th   Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 1069, Royal Sussex Regiment), killed in action, Flanders, France, 9th August 1918, age 26.

Born Flimwell, Ticehurst, Kent, enlisted Hastings, Sussex. 

Son of James and Emily Leaney, of 35, Napier Road, Hawkenbury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Commemorated at Morlancourt British Cemetery No.2., A. 12., France.

NOTE: Regimental History & Soldiers Died in the Great War show rank as Private; CWGC web site show it as Lance Corporal.


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