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Geoffrey Douglas Leyland

Geoffrey Douglas Leyland

Male 1915 - 1970  (Age: 54)    Has 8 ancestors and 11 descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name Geoffrey Douglas Leyland 
    Born 12 Mar 1915  Salisbury, Wiltshire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Accident 20 May 1942  Croft, Yorkshire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Address :  
    Near New Spa Farm 
    • A Halifax W1103 aircraft was been given an airtest when one of the engines failed on approach to land at Croft and while it was in a turn. The aircraft lost height and crashed near New Spa Farm at 11.05hrs and was deemed seriously damaged to warrant any repairs being carried out. An un-named member of the crew sustained slight injuries.
      Pilot - Acting S/Ldr Geoffrey Douglas Leyland RAF (45071).
      (Source: www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk)
    Died 1970  Wantage, Oxfordshire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death register incorrectly records Geoffrey's date of birth as 12 March 1914.
    Siblings 1 sibling 
     1. Frederick Derek Leyland
              b. 9 Aug 1912, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. May 1989, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76)
     
    Notes 
    • "Geoffrey Leyland was a Territorial Army officer when he was granted a temporary commission in the RAF on 4th December 1940 to P/O. He rose to F/O (war subs) on 4th December 1941 and F/Lt on 4th December 1942. He survived the War and reverted back to the Territorial Army continuing his service into the 1950s." (Source: www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk)
    Person ID I23317  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2013 

    Father Geoffrey Richards Leyland (ID:I23312)
              b. 1888, Liverpool, Merseyside, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 May 1941, Creeting St Mary, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53) 
    Mother Blanche Hilda Hunghter Hilton (ID:I23313)
              b. 1890, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1969, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79) 
    Married 21 Oct 1911  Paddington, London, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F5631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Muriel Elizabeth Northcote-Green (ID:I23318
    Married 1940  Andover, Hampshire, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2013 15:55:02 
    Family ID F5633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1915 - Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1940 - Andover, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAccident - Address :  
    Near New Spa Farm - 20 May 1942 - Croft, Yorkshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 1970 - Wantage, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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