LEWINGTON, Leslie John

Known as: 
Jack
Rank: 
Gunner
Unit / Base: 
4 Commando
Police Service: 
Berkshire County Police Force
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241851
Born: 
Saturday, November 13, 1915
Died: 
1996
Jack Lewington 4 Commando
Gunner Lewington was wounded 1 November 1944 during operations at Flushing, Holland.
Leslie John 'Jack' Lewington was a Police Officer based at Ascot in 1937.  He volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes that commenced in 1942 and resumed his Police service post war attaining the rank of Sergeant. Member of the Commando Association from Didcot, Oxfordshire.
  • Sunday Post, November 18th 1990, article about Jack Lewington [view....].
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/85.
Commando Association newsletter 64 (1977).
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 103 (1996).
[Image] Cropped from photo in 4 Cdo Gallery titled 'No.4 Commando 'A' troop'.
[Below] Report on his boxing in the Reading Standard 23 April 1937.

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