Date of birth: c1920
Parents: Arthur William and Isobel Nellie Leadley of Warwick
Address: 39 Greville Road, Warwick
Geoffrey was born in Medway, Kent in 1920. He had one sister Patricia (1925-2015).
According to the 1939 census the family were living at 39 Greville Road and Geoffrey’s father William (1894-1975) was a General Building Foreman. He had served in the Royal Navy from 1910-1924. Geoffrey’s mother was Isobel Nellie nee Joyce (1899-1980).
In July 1923 she travelled with Geoffrey, aged three, from Biera, Mozambique on the Modasa to Tilbury Docks, London calling at Dar-es-Salaam, Kilindini, Port Sudan, Zanzibar and Malta.
Rank & Number: Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner), 942407
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Date of death: 24th October 1941
Cause of death/Battle: Not known
Commemorated/Buried: Buried in Warwick Cemetery. Section 112. Consecrated Grave 25
Commemorated locally at:
- Unlocking Warwick Research Group
- Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office