HEATH Leonard Beale
Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service number : 2032
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 1st July 1916 aged 21
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 9A 9B and 10B.
Relatives : Son of Thomas and Mary Heath, of 4, Severn Terrace, Castle St., Worcester
Memorial : Worcester Guildhall
Also appears on : Worcester Royal Grammar School. Worcester Cathedral Cloisters Vol Choir Window.
Leonard Heath was the fifth son of Thomas and Mary Heath. He attended Worcester Royal Grammar School from 1908 to 1912. He originally enlisted in the Worcestershire Regiment but was serving in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment when he was killed on the opening day of the Battle of the Somme. His body was never found.
Source for additional information: In Dedication to a Future World by Mark Rogers, 1999.
Leonard Heath has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.