Lieutenant Leslie I Wilson

26 Feb 1943

Lieutenant Leslie Ives Wilson, son of John and Eva Wilson of St Helens, Lancashire, volunteered for airborne forces and undertook parachute training course No 11 which ran from 6-18 April 1942.

On 20 January 1943 he joined B Company, the 3rd Parachute Battalion in North Africa on Operation Torch.

Lt Wilson was Killed in Action on 26 February 1942, aged 23 years old. He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia.

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Leslie I Wilson

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