McLeod, William (No. SS/1328)

McLeod, William

Private

No. SS/1328, 69th Field Bakery, Army Service Corps

Died in service on Sunday 3 June 1917 (aged 56)

Buried:

Kempston Cemetery, Bedfordshire, England (Grave M. 32)

Commemorated:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

BIOGRAPHY

In the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Debt of Honour Website, the next-of-kin details for Private William McLeod are Isaac and Mary McLeod of Holywood, Co Down.

In other CWGC records there are other next-of-kin details:  W.J. Macleod, 2 Balmoral Place, Low Road, Hunslet, Leeds.

In the Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 database it is recorded that Private William McLeod was born in Liverpool, lived in Liverpool and enlisted in Chester.  Private William McLeod (No. SS/1328) served with 69th Field Bakery in the Army Service Corps and he was 56 when he died in Bedford on 3 June 1917.  He was buried in Kempston Cemetery, Bedfordshire.

In 1901 William McLeod was a journeyman baker boarding at 5 Baxter Street, Liverpool with Thomas and Mary J. Pickup.

Entry 502522 in the military record of financial disbursements after his death contains a list of those to whom payments were authorised:

  • His Sister, Mrs Janet (Jane) Coulter
  • His Nephew, James
  • His Niece, Miss Fanny McGranaghan