LEAPHARD, Marshall John Adam

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
197175
Died : 
Tuesday, January 30, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
30
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Grave of Capt Leaphard 6 Commando
Captain Marshall Leaphard, 1 troop, died during operations in Holland.
 
At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in fighting in the area of Brachterbeek. (Source: 1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.)
 
His brother, Major Clark Edmond John Leaphard, also served in 6 Commando and survived the war.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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