Turner, L P
LESLIE PATRICK TURNER
Remembered with honour Adelaide Cemetery: Plot II, Row E, Grave 20.
He enlisted in Brentwood, Essex, and was formerly Private 2807 Essex Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Leslie’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of the late Henry/Harry William and Emily Rose (nee MESSENGER) TURNER.
His parents married 18 February 1896 at St Andrew’s, Willesden, London. Henry died 10 November 1908 in Watford aged 39, and was buried 13 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Emily died 27 November 1912 in Watford aged 45, and was buried 2 December, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Leslie was born 12 October 1897 in Willesden, and attended Beechen Grove Board School, Watford, from 9 January 1906 to 12 March 1912. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Watford, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, a schoolboy aged 13, he still lived in Watford, with his widowed mother and one sibling.
- 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)