Tipton

Remembers

Corporal 242203 Leonard Eades Jukes


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Leonard Jukes' gravestone plus inscription.


Died of Wounds on Tuesday, 4th September 1917, age 22.
Buried in Grave XVIII. H. Z. at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

2nd/6th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 182nd Brigade of 61st Division.

Son of John and Maria E. Jukes, of 14, Whitehouse St., Tipton, Staffs.
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Birmingham, Resident: Tipton.

First landed France & Flanders, post 31st December 1915.
Medal entitlement: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Commemorated on the Tipton Library Memorial.
Commemorated here because he appears on a Tipton memorial.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/145281/


Genealogical Data

1901 Census
190a Horseley Heath, Tipton, Staffs.
John Jukes (46, Draper - Own Acount at Home, born Tipton), his wife Maria (48, born Tipton), and their 3 children: John (14, Draper's Apprentice, born Tipton), Caleb (13, born Tipton), Leonard (5, born Tipton).

1911 Census
190a Horseley Heath, Tipton, Staffs.
John Jukes (57, Draper, born Tipton), his wife Maria (59, born Tipton), and their 3 surviving children of 3: John Harold (24, Contractor's Clerk, born Tipton), Caleb Edd (22, Postal Clerk, born Tipton), Leonard Eades (15, Oil Merchant's Clerk, born Tipton).


Personal Data

None Available.


Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.


Newspaper Cuttings

Birmingham Daily Post 5th October 1917
RANK AND FILE: MIDLANDS MEN.
The following casualties amongst warrant officers, non-commissioned officers, and men are reported under various dates:
DIED OF WOUNDS.
Royal Warwicks Regiment, Jukes, 242203, Cpl., L., (Tipton).