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Leslie Scatcherd

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1923Heckmondwyke
Died  27 Mar 1941(18)

Roster information listed for Leslie Scatcherd

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
KorantonSteam merchantFirst Radio Officer27 Mar 1941 (+)U-98 (1)

Personal information

Son of Leonard and Edith Scatcherd, of Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire. Leslie was educated at Dewsbury Wheelwright Grammar School. He came to Blackpool with his parents at the age of 7 and attended Blackpool Grammar School, where he was captain of the second rugby and cricket teams. After leaving he was a pupil at the Northern Counties Wireless School, Preston, where he gained the second class Post-Master General Certificate for wireless telegraphy. In November 1939 he joined the Merchant Navy under the Marconi Company of Chelmsford. Of a very bright and happy disposition, he was popular with his many friends.

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