Born: 4th November 1915, 45, Corder Road, Ipswich.
Died: 23rd December 1941; age: 26; killed by Japanese action at R.A.F. Mingaladon, Burma.
Leo entered the R.A.F.V.R. in April 1940, as a Flying Officer. He was promoted to Flight
Lieutenant a year later. Before being posted to the Far East Command in August 1941.
Rank: Flight Lieutenant; Service Number: 78835.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Images courtesy of Kevin Knights.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James Vincent & Philomena Magurk, of St. Marychurch, Devon.
Father: James Vincent Magurk, born 1883, Chester le Street, Durham.
Mother: Philomena Magurk (nee Newson), born June 1888, Chester le Street, Durham.
Leo attended the University of London. He received his medical education at Middlesex Hospital, qualifying in 1939.
Leo was a member of the British Medical Association.
In 1939, he had a position at the Princess Elizabeth of York Hospital, Glamis Road, Tower Hamlets, London.