Private Leonard G Hague, 24943

  • Batt - 8
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Section -
  • Date of Birth -
  • Died - 21/10/1917
  • Age - 24

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the son of William G. and Emma Hague. His brother Frederick G. also fell. The War Diary entry for the events from the 17th to the 22nd October 1917 records. CAMP AT HASEBROUCK. Cable trench digging parties were found daily by the Battalion for work in the forward areas between CLAPHAM JUNCTION and FITZ CLARENCE FARM J.14.d.45.95. (Reference GHELUVELT), this was carried out under very trying circumstances the men working in heavy hostile barrages, and moving to and from the work under shell fire. More working parties were -?- to and from the camp in motor lorries. Casualties, 1 officer wounded 2nd Lt. F. C. FLOOD, and 86 other ranks killed, wounded and missing.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower,
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Cause of death - KILLED IN ACTION
  • Burial Commemoration - Tyne Cot Mem., Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • Born - Loughborough, Leics
  • Enlisted - Loughborough, Leics
  • Place of Residence - 1 Forest Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
  • Memorial - CARILLON TOWER MEM., LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICS
  • Memorial - HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICS

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