Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Leddy, Patrick - Private (205062)

(No soldier photo available)
731st Coy,
Labour Corps,
Killed in Action,
14th October 1917,
Buried La Brique Military Cemetery No.2

Newspaper Report:

WELL KNOWN HASLINGDEN FOOTBALLER AND CRICKETER.

News has been received that Private Patrick Leddy, son of Mr. John Leddy, of 39, Townsend Street, Haslingden, has been killed in action.
Previous to joining up early last year he was a cardroom worker at Plantation Mill, Haslingden.  He was connected with St. Mary's Catholic Church, Haslingden, and played for St. Mary's cricket and football clubs.