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William Lambert RN From Waleswood.

Derek Lane RAF. Wireless Operator. Served in France

Lance Corporal Percy Lebond was the son of coal miner Alfred Lebond and his wife Clarice, who lived at 29 Victoria Terrace, Kiveton.  He married Alice Ladds in 1939 and they made their home on Station Road Kiveton.  He was killed on 31st August 1944 and was buried at Bayeux War Cemetery.  A Worksop Guardian article of 29th September 1944 reported his death in France:

Mrs. P. Lebond, Station Road, Kiveton Park has received the sad news of the death in a Canadian Hospital, in France, of her husband, Percy Lebond, of the Royal Corps Signals following an operation.  The operation was apparently successful, but a relapse followed and he passed away. Lebond was 30 years of age and had been in the Forces over four years. Before enlistment, he was employed with Messrs. Ashington and Denton, Solicitors, Bank Street.

He is remembered on the Wales Square memorial.


William Fraser Leech. Son of Mr and Mrs Cyril Leech, 62 Station Rd, Kiveton Park. Served in Italy


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