Leonard is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1894, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd November 1918; age: 24; Died of Wounds.

Residence: Post Office, Henley, Suffolk.

Occupation: Blacksmith.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 46681.

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 18th Battalion.

Formerly Sapper, 266752, of the Royal Engineers.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Kezelberg Military Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Webb, of 69, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Brother to CHARLES WILLIAM WEBB and paternal cousin to WILLIAM ISAAC WATERS.




1901   69, Norwich Road, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


Leonard was 6 years old and living with his siblings at their late parents’ home and business premises under the care of the Boothby family home.

Horace Immanuel Boothby, 27, a Butcher’s Manager, born Dersingham, Norfolk.

Emma Boothby (nee Smith), 25, born Snettisham, Norfolk.

Horace Edgar Boothby, 5 months, born Ipswich.

Charles William Webb, 15, a Butcher, born Ipswich.

Eva Florence Webb, 12, born Ipswich.


1911   Post Office, Henley, Suffolk.


Leonard was 16 years old, a Blacksmith. He was living with his maternal aunt & uncle.

Scapy Crooks, 42, a Blacksmith and Farmer, born Framsden, Suffolk.

Caroline Mary Ann Crooks (nee Plummer), 52, a Post Mistress, born Hemingstone, Suffolk.


Father: William Webb, born 1855, Chelmondiston, Suffolk. A Butcher – employer – own account. Died New Year’s Eve, 1899, at his residence 69, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Mother: Adelaide Matilda Webb (nee Plummer), born 1864, Henley, Suffolk – died 24th November 1894, at her residence 69, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Eva Webb – sister, of 61, Cadogan Place, London, S.W.


Probate to Eva Webb – sister.


Leonard is remembered on the war memorial inside St. Peter’s Church, Henley, Suffolk.

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