BAILEY, Leonard George

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
6 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Somerset Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14731383
Died : 
Wednesday, January 24, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
18
Private Leonard Bailey was reported missing, wounded, and believed a prisoner of war on 24 January 1945, later confirmed as having died of wounds whilst in enemy hands.
His Commando was engaged in operations at Maasbracht and Brachterbeek on this date.
Stepson of Mr. R.C. Hiscocks, of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/88 and WO417/92.
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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