Leopold is remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.
Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 25th May 1917; age 19; Died of Wounds at No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station.
Rank: Pioneer; Service Number: 128533.
Regiment: Royal Engineers, 2nd Special Coy.
Formerly 3869, Suffolk Regiment.
1901 36, Church Lane, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.
Leopold was 3 years old and living with his widowed mother and step brothers at the home of his mother’s employer.
Thomas Smith, 49, a House Painter, born Framlingham, Suffolk.
Sarah Wilson (nee Glyde ( 1st marriage Warren)), 45, a Housekeeper and Factory Hand, born Ipswich.
Frank Henry Warren, 16, a Grocer’s Porter, born Ipswich.
Bertie John Warren, 14, a Sweet Packer, born Ipswich.
Leopold’s father was Joseph Wilson.
In 1901, Ipswich, Leopold’s mother, Sarah married Thomas Smith – he died in 1906, Ipswich.
1911 4, Burchell’s Yard, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.
Leopold was 13 years old, a Page Boy – Dentist. He was living with his widowed mother and step brother.
Sarah Smith, 56, a Stay Worker – Stay Factory.
Walter Buckingham Warren, 16, an Errand Boy – Jam Factory, born Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Sarah Smith – mother.