Heenan Leslie Andrew William Lt 256471
Name Heenan Leslie Andrew William
Army number 256471
Date of birth Birth registered Castle Ward, Northumberland in July 1922, mother's maiden surname Johnson.
Age 71 at the time of his death.
Unit Posted as a Cadet to 166 OCTU. Joined The Durham Light Infantry - commissioned as a 2/Lt 19/12/1942. Posted to the 17th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 11/9/1943. Posted to the 14th Battalion DLI. Unemployed list 1946 as Honorary Captain. Relinquished Commission 30/10/1948 as Honorary Captain.
Company/Battery 17th Bn - C Company, 11th Battalion - not yet known. 14th Bn - A Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role
Joined Brigade 11/9/1943.
Promotions W/S Lt 19/6/1943, T/Captain 21/4/1946. Honorary Captain.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 29/11/1993 in South Africa at Rondebosch []. Probate granted at Newcastle Registry 8/6/1994.
Home address In the passenger list on his voyage to Mombasa, Kenya - departing on 16/10/1948 - his home address is given as 82, Plessey Crescent, Whitley Bay, Northumberland  and his employment is shown as Assistant Auditor.
Source table 11DLI