Geddington Roll of Honour 1939-45


WHITBREAD, William Ellis Lesile ‘Ellis’

Rank:  Flying Officer
Service No:  178540
Born:  c. 1911
Date of Death:  17/01/1945
Age:  34
Service:  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 10 Squadron
A night bomber squadron flying Halifax bombers, they moved to RAF Leeming in Yorkshire on 8 July 1940, and again on 19 August 1942 to RAF Melbourne, Yorkshire.
Memorial:  Runnymede Memorial, Surrey
Panel Reference:  Panel 268
Additional Information:  Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Whitbread; husband of Mary L. Whitbread, of Kettering, Northamptonshire.

Personal Information

Marriage:  Mary Louisa Smith – Q3 1939, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 668
Probate:  7 May 1946 – Leicester
WHITBREAD William Ellis Leslie of 171 King-street Kettering Northamptonshire died on or since 17 January 1945 on war service Administration Leicester 7 May to Mary Louisa Whitbread widow. Effects: £303 17s. 5d.


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