Cusworth Leslie 2/Lt 273855
Name Cusworth Leslie
Army number 273955
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth 29/10/1922, Leeds.
Unit Joined the Green Howards - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 7/5/1943. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 19/9/1943. Attached to 11th Bn DLI 29/9/1943. Posted to 11th Bn DLI 1/1/1944. Posted to Reinforcement Company 6/5/1944. Served Normandy. Left 11th Bn before the date of the November 1944 Newsletter.
Company/Battery B Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer. Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 29-Sep-43.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 6/4/1984, Leeds. Death registered April 1984, Leeds. Probate granted 17/7/1984, Leeds Registry.
Home address In the 1939 General Register he is shown as living with his parents at 4, Daleside Avenue, Pudsey, Leeds and working as a Lathe Engineer.
Source table 11DLI
Lt Cusworth's Army Officer Number appears in varying sources as either 263855 or 263955. Checking the London Gazette produced the entry 273855, which is what has been used on this page, and on the database, as being assumed to be correct. Further clarification is being sought.