LEESE, Lincoln

Known as: 
Tim
Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
70391
Died : 
Tuesday, October 5, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Roll of Honour: 
Captain Lincoln Leese died during operations at Termoli after an enemy shell hit the building they were using as Commando HQ. He had previously lost an eye after being shot during operations at Punta dei Malati Bridge whilst Captain of 1 troop.
 
Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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