LEONARD LINDSEY

Born: 1906, Ipswich.

Died: 29th April 1940; age: 34; Suicide by shooting himself in the head with a Service Rifle – being of unsound mind, at Blandford Camp, Tarrant Monkton, Dorset.

No Post Mortem. Inquest held 1st May 1940.

Residence: 60, Reynolds Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 5821659.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

C.31.12.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest & Mabel Lindsey, of 59, Beck Street, Ipswich; husband of Barbara Beatrice Lindsey, of Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1911   59, Beck Street, Ipswich.

 

Leonard was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Ernest Charles R. Lindsey, 41, a Tailor – Presser – Clothing Manufacturer, Ipswich.

Mabel Harriet Lindsey (nee Hayward), 31, born Ipswich.

William Frederick R. Lindsey, 10, born Ipswich.

Ernest Frank Lindsey, 7, born Ipswich.

Winifred Mabel Lindsey, 6, born Ipswich.

 

Leonard’s father, Ernest Charles R. Lindsey, died 1922, Ipswich.

 

In 1933, Ipswich, Leonard married Barbara Beatrice Nice, born April 1910, Ipswich.

They had 4 daughters:

Jeanne B. Lindsey, born August 1931, Ipswich.

Vivien Lindsey, born 1934, Ipswich.

Yvonne Lindsey, born 1937, Ipswich.

Leonie M. Lindsey, born 1940, Ipswich.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939

Leonard’s wife, Barbara and their children were living at the family home – 60, Reynolds Road, Ipswich.

Barbara, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Jeanne, at School.

Vivien.

Yvonne.

SUFFOLK REGIMENT MUSEUM

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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