14802766 Sapper

 

Leslie Cotton.

 

24 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

Photos taken by Pete Rodgers.

 

Son of Arthur and Mary Jane Cotton of Shelfield, Staffordshire.

 

Died on the 30th April 1945. Aged 19.

 

Corporal J.P. Coyne, Driver J.E. Harris, Sappers J.S. McWhinnie and G.E. Wareing also died at this incident.

 

Buried at Almelo General Cemetery, Netherlands

 

Grave 12.

Almelo General Cemetery.

 

Cemetery Map.

Sapper L. Cotton, Corporal J.P. Coyne, Driver J.E. Harris, Sappers J.S. McWhinnie and G.E. Wareing also died at this incident. Killed when a V2 exploded inHolland. The unit when in UK was based at the Duke of Yorks Barracks, Chelsea.