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Percival Leppard (abt. 1878 - 1917)

Percival Leppard
Born about in Brighton, Sussex, Englandmap
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Died at about age 39 in West Flanders, Belgiummap
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Biography

Roll of Honor
Sapper Percival Leppard was Killed in Action during World War I.

Percival Leppard was born in about 1878 in Brighton, Sussex. [1]

He was killed in action on 1 November 1917, fighting in Belgium. [2]

His entry on the Commonwealth War Graves website shows:

Sapper LEPPARD, PERCIVAL Service Number 154463

Died 01/11/1917

Aged 38
Sapper Percival Leppard served in the British Army in World War I
Service started:
Unit(s): Royal Engineers
Service ended: 1 November 1917

427th Field Coy. Royal Engineers

Son of Charles and Caroline Leppard, of "Glenview," Station Rd., Steyning, Sussex. Served in the South African Campaign. Native of Brighton.

He was buried at COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium [3][4]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (FamilySearch Record: Q274-3KPV : 11 December 2017), Percival Leppard in household of Charles Leppard, Brighton, Sussex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 20, Piece/Folio 1082/64, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,518.
  2. "UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919" Name Percival Lennard Birth Place Brighton Death Date 1 Nov 1917 Death Place France and Flanders Enlistment Place Brighton Rank SPR. Royal Engineers Regimental Number 154403 Type of Casualty Killed in action Theatre of War Western European Theatre Comments Gen. Base Depot, Attd. 6Th Entrenching Battn., R.E. Ancestry uk Record UKsoldiersGreatWar #447013
  3. "Commonwealth War Graves Commission" PERCIVAL LEPPARD, COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY IV. J. 22. https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/89967/percival-leppard/
  4. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12506820/percival-leppard: accessed 07 November 2023), memorial page for Sapper Percival Leppard (1879–1 Nov 1917), Find A Grave: Memorial #12506820, citing Coxyde Military Cemetery, Koksijde, Arrondissement Veurne, West Flanders, Belgium; Maintained by Amy Smith (contributor 50820777).

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  • This person was created on 06 January 2010 through the import of gl120368.ged.




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