Regiment : Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service number : 1425963
Conflict : WW2
Date of death : 4th April 1943 aged 21
Buried : Tardebigge (St Bartholomew) Churchyard and Extension, Worcestershire, England, Grave 2.
Relatives : Son of John Henry and Emma Colledge, of Tardebigge
Memorial : Tardebigge St Bartholomew's Church
Also appears on : Redditch War Memorial.
Additional information on the memorial: LAC
Appears on the Royal Air Force casualties list for Worcestershire.
A letter from Leonard’s brother, D. Colledge, New Wharf, Tardebigge, nr Bromsgrove dated 19th February 1950 can be found within war records held at Worcestershire Archives requesting that Leading Aircraftman Leonard Colledge, RAFVR be added to the county roll of honour.
A letter from the Reverend R.W. Underhill, Tardebigge, undated, can be found within war records held at Worcestershire Archives requesting that Leading Aircraftman Leonard Colledge be added to the county roll of honour.
Leading Aircraftman Leonard Colledge of New Wharf, Tardebigge, Nr Bromsgrove appears on a list of men from the Bromsgrove District killed in the 1939 – 1945 war, provided by the Reverend C.W. Banner, “Tuffley”, 19 Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, dated 29th June 1950.