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The names of 197 local men who lost their lives in World War I are
inscribed on the bells of the Memorial Community Church in Plaistow. They are our local heroes

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Leonard John Matthews

Rifleman
Kings Own Royal Lancaster

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Born
Everton - Unknown
Died
France and Flanders - 3 May 1917
Age
Unknown
Death
Died of wounds
Served in
Kings Own Royal Lancaster
Awards
Unknown
Memorials
Unknown
Lived
117 Roseberry Avenue, Manor Park, London

Leonard John's story

Service Number
R/20889
Mother
Unknown
Father
Late Captain William, of East Ham
Spouse
Harriet Frances Grace
Buried
Arras Memorial, France
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  1. Gordon Gwilliams
    January 5, 2015
    5:36 pm

    Len was born in the district of West Derby, Mar Qtr,1886,8B/438.
    Married Harriet Frances Grace Piercy in 1916, Sept Qtr, West Ham, 4A/177.

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