Private Leslie Johnson served with C Company, 12th Para Bn and took part in the D-Day landings to Normandy on 5-6 June 1944.
Pte Johnson died on 7 June 1944, killed at C Coy's forward position, 300m south of the Bas de Ranville. He was 26 years old. He is now buried at Ranville Churchyard, near the War Cemetery, in Normandy.
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