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Captain Norman Jerome Beauchamp LESLIE

Captain Norman Jerome Beauchamp LESLIE

Male 1886 - 1914  (27 years)

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  • Name Norman Jerome Beauchamp LESLIE 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 20 Nov 1886  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Apr 1891  53 Seymour Street, St Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 1905 to 1914 
    Rifle Brigade 
    • Capt Norman Jerome Beauchamp Leslie Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Share Learn about upgrading this memorial... Birth: Nov. 20, 1886 Greater London, England Death: Oct. 19, 1914 Denain, France Son of Colonel Sir John Leslie, CBE, Bt. (2nd Baronet, Leslie of Glaslough) and Lady (Leonie Blanche Jerome) Leslie of Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland. Brother of Sir Shane Leslie, Bt. (2nd Baronet, Leslie of Glaslough), Seymour William Leslie, and Captain Lionel Alistair David Leslie. Among his first cousins were Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS; Major John Strange "Jack" Spencer Churchill, DSO; and Captain Oswald Moreton Frewen, RN. Leslie was educated at Eton and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He was commisioned a 2nd Lieutenant in September 1905, and joined the 4th Battalion of the Rifle Brigade on 13 October 1905. He served as ADC to Sir John Maxwell in Egypt from 27 September 1908 - April 1910, and subsequetly ADC to Lord Carmichael in Bengal. In October 1909, he was promoted to 1st Lieutenant. He was a recipient of the Indian Durbar Medal. He was promoted to Captain in 1914, and given command of a company. He was a highly accomplished fencer and big-game hunter. At the outbreak of the Great War, he served as a Captain in the 3rd Battalion of the Rifle Brigade. While on a reconnaissance patrol, he was killed by a German sniper. His obituary appeared in the "New York Times," Wednesday, November 11, 1914: "Leslie. - Killed in action on Oct. 19 near Lille while fighting with the British expeditionary forces. Capt. Norman Leslie of the Rifle Brigade, grandson of Leonard Jerome of this city." Requiescat in pace. Family links: Parents: John Leslie (1857 - 1944) Leonie Blanche Jerome Leslie (1859 - 1943) Inscription: "Captain N.J.B. Leslie The Rifle Brigade 19th October 1914 Age 28. The beloved son of Sir John Leslie of Glaslough, Ireland." Burial: Chapelle D'Armentieres Old Military Cemetery La Chapelle-d'Armentieres Departement du Nord Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: A8 Maintained by: wildgoose Originally Created by: Ronald Land Record added: Nov 11, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 16604077
    Capt Norman Jerome Beauchamp Leslie
    Capt Norman Jerome Beauchamp Leslie
    Died 19 Oct 1914  Armentières, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Chapelle D'Armentieres Old Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, Nord-Pas-de-Calais France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Captain N.J.B. Leslie
    Captain N.J.B. Leslie
    Person ID I19682  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 7 May 2013 

    Father Sir John LESLIE, 2nd Bt.,   Born:  7 Aug 1857, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  25 Jan 1944  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Leonie Blanche JEROME,   Born:  Aug 1859, St Germain, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  21 Aug 1943  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1884 
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    Family ID F6036  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1886 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1891 - 53 Seymour Street, St Marylebone, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 1914 - Armentières, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chapelle D'Armentieres Old Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, Nord-Pas-de-Calais France Link to Google Earth
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    Capt Norman Jerome Beauchamp Leslie
    Capt Norman Jerome Beauchamp Leslie


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