Baker Leslie Pte 5680802

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Name Baker Leslie
Army number 5680802
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Devizes, Wiltshire, birth registered Q2 1910. No record of mother's maiden surname.
Age 34
Unit Enlisted in the Somerset Light Infantry - date not yet known. Served Normandy. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1944, posted ? 11th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI. KILLED in ACTION 28/6/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 28-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Wiltshire at the time of his death. No family details as yet. Commemorated Panel 17, Column 1, Bayeux Memorial.
Source table 10DLI

Research has thrown up two possible marriages for this man - Q3 1933 in Devizes to Vera I Beaven and Q1 1941 in Chippenham to Phyllis M Summers. It is not yet clear whether either or both are correct.