Leadley, Geoffrey Norman

Age: 21
Date of birth: c1920

Parents: Arthur William and Isobel Nellie Leadley of Warwick
Wife: Single
Address: 39 Greville Road, Warwick

Occupation:

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.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner), 942407
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Brigade/Division:
Date of death: 24th October 1941
Cause of death/Battle: Not known
Commemorated/Buried: Buried in Warwick Cemetery. Section 112. Consecrated Grave 25
Awards:
Commemorated locally at:

Geoffrey is buried in Warwick Cemetery:

Contributors

  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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