Gastall, Leonard Whitehead –

Son of George and Mary Elizabeth Gastall, of Crown Lane, Horwich, Lancashire; husband of Annie Gastall (nee Simmons), of 27, Brownlow Road, Horwich, Lancashire. An old boy of Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School. Formerly an apprentice at Horwich Loco Works. Wounded on 06/10/1916.

Personal details

  • Surname: Gastall
  • Forename: Leonard Whitehead
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 22nd, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Unit: "C" Battery, 102nd Brigade.
  • Service number: 121628
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 27/10/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6e
  • Bolton Chronicle: 27/10/1916

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