Ayling, Leslie Wallace


War Service:
Private LESLIE WALLACE AYLING was killed in action on 7 December 1917, aged 24 while serving as a Lewis gunner with ā€˜Dā€™ company, 1/23rd battalion London Regiment.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial at Louverval.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorials at Lindfield and the church of St Andrew, Catford.

He was the son of William and Rose Ayling of 31, Minard Rd., Catford and husband of Elizabeth Ayling of Spring Cottages, Lyoth Lane, Lindfield, Sussex. His brother Cecil died on 7 June 1917 while serving with the London Regiment.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

Do you have more information on this person or the memorial they are commemorated on? If so click here to contribute information.


by Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License