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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Ernest Leonard Chambers Leal -

Unknown person
Name :

Ernest Leonard Chambers Leal.

Son of Ernest John and Hannah Leal, of 61, Carisbrooke Rd., Newport, Isle of Wight.
Born 1891, Whippingham, Isle of Wight.
Commemorated on these Memorials :

Newport (Barton) St Paul's Church
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial

He is also named on his brother Cecil's grave marker at Mount Joy Cemetery.

Service details :

Sapper (Lance Corporal) 22648 Ernest Leonard Chambers Leal, 11th Field Coy. Royal Engineers

CWGC record ...

Service records : not found

Medal Index Card : 1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Date of Death :9 April 1915 aged 24
Where buried or commemorated :Cambrin Miiltary Cemetery, France

Further Information

Census 1891 : Family at Chesterfield Villa, Cross Lane, Newport. Ernest is aged 3 months.

Census 1901 : Family at Cross Lane, Newport.

Census 1911 : Family at 61 Carisbrooke Road, Newport. Ernest is shown as a bricklayer's apprentice.

IWCP Leal 17 April 1915
From the Isle of Wight County Press 17 April 1915
Page last updated : 11 January 2010


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