LEAPHARD, Marshall John Adam

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
6 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
Service: 
Army
Number: 
197175
Died : 
Tuesday, January 30, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
30
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Grave of Capt Leaphard 6 Commando
Captain Marshall Leaphard, 1 troop, was reported wounded and missing, later confirmed killed in action, during operations in Holland. At the time of his death his Commando were engaged in operations in the area of Heide Wood near Brachterbeek. His brother, Major Clark Edmond John Leaphard, also served in 6 Commando and survived the war. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/8
1 Cdo. Bde. HQ War Diary January 1945.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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