Walford L F Pte 2048 14th London Regiment (London Scottish)

WALFORD, LESLIE FRANCIS, Private, No. 2048, 1/14th Battn. (London Scottish), The London Regt. (T.F.), second s. of the lat. Thomas Charles Walford, of Maidenhead, Mineral Manager, Great Western Railway, by his 1st wife, Mary Ann Ashford, dau. of Thomas Hobbs, of Tiverton; b. Southall, 6 Aug. 1891; educ. Maidenhead College; was Clerk to Wm. Cory’s, Mark Lane; joined the Jondon Scottish, May, 1914; volunteered for Imperial Service on the outbreak of war; went to France, 15 Sept. 1914; was wounded and taken prisoner during the charge of the London Scottish at Messines, 31 Oct. 1914, and died the following day; unm. Buried at Messines-Wytschaete.

Source : De Ruvigny’s Roll Of Honour Vol 1

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