Private LESLIE JAMES HOOPER (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames LESLIE JAMES
Surname HOOPER (photo added)
Initials L J
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Monday, 12 June 1944
Age 19
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14579817
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Devonshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 12 Battalion, Devonshire Regiment (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IVA. J. 16.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF HENRY JAMES HOOPER AND LOUISA VIOLET HOOPER, OF CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Obituary for Private LESLIE JAMES HOOPER,
from the Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucestershire Graphic,
dated 15th July 1944.1

 

 

References
1. Photographs and information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Hugo Mitchell.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Hugo Mitchell.
Additional photographs provided by: Hugo Mitchell and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Hugo Mitchell.

 

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