Druett, L H
LEONARD HENRY DRUETT
Remembered with honour Loos Memorial: Panel 132.
He enlisted in London, was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 17 March 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Leonard’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Leonard in the Western Argus, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Son of Archibald Decimus and Florence Gertrude (nee SUTTON) DRUETT of Wood Green, London.
His parents married 19 September 1893 at St Stephen’s, Hammersmith, London. Archibald died 7 August 1920 in Napsbury, Herts, aged 55; Florence died 27 July 1948 in Harrow, Middx, aged 76.
Leonard was born 1894 in Hornsey, Middx, and baptised 9 September 1894 at West Green, Middx. He resided in Alexandra Park, Middx. He was gazetted 19 February 1913 after an open competition as Junior Clerk L.H.D. with the Ecclesiastical Commissioners.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Hornsey, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 16 he lived in Wood Green, with his parents and one sibling.
Unit"A" Company, 1st/15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)
Date of death20/12/1915
Age at death21
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)