Bauchope, Leslie Cyril William –

Son of John William and Louisa Bauchope, of “Ilminster”, 47, Rydal Road, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of Katanga, Wigan Road, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1903-1913). Enlisted September 1914. Formerly Private, 3rd Bn., Royal Fusiliers. Wounded in France in July 1916. Commissioned into the Royal Flying Corps 26/08/1917, becoming a flying instructor, and transferred to Royal Air Force on formation 01/04/1918. Killed in an accident at a Royal Air Force aerodrome.

Personal details

  • Surname: Bauchope
  • Forename: Leslie Cyril William
  • Date of birth: February 28th, 1897
  • Birth place: Ilminster, Somerset
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 21st, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Royal Air Force
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/12/1914 04/08/1916 24/05/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7c 5d 6c/f*

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