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Tracing Your Roots To Gallipoli

Remembering some of the Bolton men who lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915

John Leach

John married Mary Jane Evans b.1885 at Emmanuel Church, Bolton in 1908.

The couple appeared on the 1911 Census living at 105 Morris Green Lane, Daubhill, Bolton with their son Robert b.1910.

John was working as an iron driller at the time.

Name Leach, John
Rank Private
Number 6643
Unit 1st Bn
Lancashire Fusiliers
Born Bolton, Lancashire
Enlisted Bolton, Lancashire
Died Gallipoli, Turkey
4 June 1915
Age 34
Grave or Memorial Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Lancashire Fusiliers