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Sapper Leonard Fitchett

Incident Report

29th October 1940 – Unknown Location

  • October 29, 1940
  • 29th October 1940 - Unknown Location

Deceased

Details

Incident. Sapper's O.E. Braysher, J.E. Brown and L. Fitchett died whilst dealing with a Category A bomb as the bomb was was being removed it exploded. The delay action on this fuse detonated after 15 ½hours.

Personal Details

  • 2000787 Sapper
  • Leonard Fitchett
  • 9 Bomb Disposal Section
  • Royal Engineers
Husband of Lottie Fitchett of Stoneferry, Hull. Died on the 29th October 1940. Aged 23. Buried at Hedon Road Cemetery, Hull. Compt 406 Grave 87.

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