Roll of Honour

Private Leonard Holton

Linked to: Newton Purcell
Newton Purcell

Service Number: 14598

Regiment: Queen Mary's Own Hussars (18th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 20th November 1917

Age at Death: 30

Burial/Memorial Location: Cambrai Memorial, Nord, France

Son of Noah & Mary Holton, of The Post Office, Newton Purcell.

"News has recently been received in Newton Purcell that Pte. Leonard Holton, of the Yeomanry, has been killed in action. The deceased soldier, who was 30 years of age, met his death at Triscault (France) on November 20th. He was well known and highly respected in the village. His brother Pte. W. Holton, who was wounded in France last year, has been discharged from the army." Bicester Advertiser 28/12/1917