Flenley Leslie Private 6216965

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Personnel Entry

CWGC Headstone of Private Leslie Flenley, 2nd Kensingtons.
CWGC Headstone of Private Leslie Flenley, 2nd Kensingtons.

Name Flenley Leslie
Army number 6216965
Rank Private
Decorations Not known
Date of birth Not yet known
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment. Posted to 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment. Died 7/10/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known
Joined Brigade Not known
Promotions Not known
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 7/10/1944 aged 21.
Home address Son of John Edward and Ethel Lilian Flenley; husband of Eileen May Flenley, of Morden, Surrey. Originally buried in Poppel, Belgium and subsequently buried on 17/4/1946 in Grave V.E.17 Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Limburg, Belgium. Inscription - "WE LOVED HIM WELL WE'LL MISS HIM MUCH BUT GOD KNOWS WHAT IS BEST. LOVING WIFE, LITTLE DAUGHTER".
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Sincere thanks are due to the Find a Grave Website for the access to the image of Pte Flenley's headstone, as this was a cemetery which was not included in the research visit to France, and we did not have an image of our own.