John Edgar Leach was the son of Fred and Emma Leach of Bishopston, Bristol.
Private Leach served with the 224th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC and took part in the D-Day landings to Normandy on 5-6 June 1944.
Pte Leach died on 6 June, aged 33 years old. He is now buried at Brucourt Churchyard Cemetery, Normandy.
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By Rebecca Blackburn with information supplied by Bob HiltonRead More