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Leech, Barbara Elisabeth

It is with deep regret that the War Office records that the following 40 officers of the Army Nursing are now presumed to have been killed in action at sea on 12th February, 1944, when the ship in which they were travelling, was lost at sea as a result of enemy action. Q.A.I.M.N.S. Reserve, Miss B. E. Leech S.R.N., C.S.M.M.G. (see also Miss E. M. E. Ievers)

Biographical

Surname(s)Leech
First name(s)Barbara Elisabeth
Family detailsDaughter of Thomas and Winifred Amy Leech, of Enfield, Middlesex.
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Military unitQueen Alexandra’ s Nursing Service
Service number266730
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death12 February 1944
Age at death27
Rank at deathSister
Cause of deathLost at sea
Commemoration(s)Guy’ s Memorial; Brookwood Memorial
SourcesGuy’ s Hospital Medical School Records, King’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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