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Harry Gray Leaver

Captain : 17th Lancashire Fusiliers


Rank : Captain

Regiment : 17th Lancashire Fusiliers

Death : 17 November 1980

Age : 85

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Medal Card

17th Lan Fus Rank - Lieut
17th Lan Fus Rank - T/Capt
17th Lan Fus Rank - Capt
Victory Medal. Roll Lan Fus of 130. Page 6c.
British Medal. Roll Lan Fus of 130. Page 6c.
Remarks - IVX/531a/4-10-21NW/6/12482
Theatre of war first served in - France
Date of entry therein - March 1916. NW/6/12482
Correspondence - Return EF9 19-9-1921
Address - Glen View, Pike Hill Burnley

Worsthorne Officer

Military Cross For Lieutenant H.G. Leaver

Lieut. H.G. Leaver, Lancashire Fusiliers, son of Mr. J.S. Leaver, postmaster of Worsthorne, and Mrs. Leaver, Pike hill, has been awarded the Military Cross. The distinction has been earned while Acting-Captain during the German offensive. Lieut. Leaver has been in France two years, and has taken part in many engagements, having been twice wounded.

Info kindly supplied by Kris Baxter

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