Rifleman Leslie G Testro

07 Jun 1944

Leslie George Testro was the son of William and Lily Testro, of Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, he enlisted in the General Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.

Rifleman Testro successfully completed glider training and was posted to 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles, and took part in Operation Overlord (Normandy).

Rfn Testro was killed in action on 7 June 1944, aged 18, and was given a field burial at St Honorine, and was re-interred to Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France on 17 July 1945.

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By Rod Gibson

Photo from Christine Grove  (Niece)

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