Friday, 10 January 2014

Leonard Bassinder 1894-1917

*picture if possible*

Attercliffe, Sheffield Q1 1894

Son of:
Leonard Bassinder and his wife Agnes E Bassinder

Position in family:
Five siblings

Home address, age and occupation:
1901: **
1911: 148 Sheffield Road, Birdwell, aged 17, Pony Driver Underground
1916: 43 Cemetery Road, Barnsley, aged *, occupation *

Marriage: He was unmarried

Military Service:
Enlisted: 3 June 1916 at Sheffield at the age of **years
Regiment and Battalion:    12th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment
Service number and rank:  12/1471  Private

Personal information:   **

Death:     KIA reported missing 1 July 1917
CWGC Remembered: Thiepval Pier & Face 14A &14B

Worsborough, Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Worsbro' Village

His meager possessions were returned to his father Leonard (living at 23 Hay Green Lane, Birdwell) in Sept 1917. This sad collection amounted to: 2 wallets, photos, cards, testament, Book of Suez Views, 7 coins.

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