Sergeant Leonard Stanley Trevor Jones

Sergeant Leonard Stanley Trevor Jones, 1st/7th Battalion Nortumberland Fusiliers, He was killed in action on 26th April, 1915, aged 25 at the Battle of St. Julien. This was a British counter-offensive following a successful German gas attack a few days earlier which had captured the village. The 1st/7th Battalion were part of the 149th Northumbrian Brigade which lost nearly 2000 men that day including their commanding officer Brigadier General James Riddell. Sergeant Jones was a keen sportsmen and played 2/3 seasons for Berwick Rangers F.C and was also a keen member of Berwick Amateur Rowing Club. He was the nephew of Mrs. E.M Memmott of 55 Meersbrook Road, Sheffield who brought him up. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

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