Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE (photo added)

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Rank Gunner
Forenames ALBERT LESLIE
Surname CHETTLE (photo added)
Initials A L
Place of Birth LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Tuesday, 12 October 1920
Date of Death Monday, 10 July 1944
Age 23
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 2056380
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Artillery
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 121 (4 Battalion, The Leicestershire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 399 Battery
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XXIV. E. 11.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph LOVE'S LAST GIFT REMEMBRANCE. GOOD NIGHT, GOD BLESS. LOVING WIFE AND MOTHER
Family Details SON OF FREDERICK LESLIE AND LUCY CHETTLE; HUSBAND OF CHARLOTTE CHETTLE, OF GLASGOW.

Additional Information

 

 

Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE died on Monday 10th July at Fontaine Etoupefor, Hill 112.

 

 

Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE.

 

 

Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE's cross grave marker.*

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additional information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Chris Chettle, nephew of Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE.
* The initials for Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE were incorrect on his first cross grave marker. His present headstone correctly shows his intials as A. L..

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Chris Chettle, nephew of Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE.
Individual photograph: Chris Chettle, nephew of Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE.
Additional photographs provided by: Chris Chettle, nephew of Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Chris Chettle, nephew of Gunner ALBERT LESLIE CHETTLE.

 

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What other people have said

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Chris Chettle

My Uncle Albert, I never knew you but I know so much and what happened to you in Normandy 1944 still resonates to this day. We will not forget you

On Saturday, December 6, 2014