Jones Leonard Howson Lieutenant 276395

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CWGC Headstone Lt Leonard Howson JONES, 2nd Kensingtons.
CWGC Headstone Lt Leonard Howson JONES, 2nd Kensingtons.

Name Jones Leonard Howson
Army number 276395
Rank Lieutenant
Decorations Not known
Date of birth Not yet known
Age Aged 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Middlesex Regiment 15/5/1943. Posted to 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment. Killed in Action 18/6/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known
Joined Brigade Not known
Promotions War Substantive Lieutenant (date not yet known).
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 18/6/1944. Initially interred at Ducy-St-Marguerite, map reference 858.734, and subsequently re-buried in Grave XIV. K. 19. Bayeux War Cemetery on 14/2/1945. Inscription - "OUR BELOVED, BEAUTIFUL BOY. HIS FACE, HIS VOICE, HIS SMILE, REMAIN FOR EVER".
Home address Son of Leonard Howson Jones and Catherine Mary Jones. of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
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