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Clifford Leaver

Stoker 2nd Class : H.M.S. Repulse, Royal Navy

Rank : Stoker 2nd Class

Regiment : H.M.S. Repulse, Royal Navy

Service Number : D/KX 128173

Death : 10 December 1941

Buried : Panel 54, Column 1., Plymouth Naval Memorial

Burnley Express, 20 December 1941

Believed to have been on board H.M.S. "Repulse," sunk last week off Malaya, Stoker Clifford Leaver has been officially reported missing by the Admiralty. Notification was received on Thursday by his wife, Mrs. Marie Leaver of the Queen's Hotel, Holme-in-Cliviger.
Stoker Leaver, who was 25 years of age, joined the Navy last April. Well known in Burnley, he hails from the Harle Syke district.

Last Will and Testament

1942 LEAVER Clifford of 23 Red Lees-avenue, Burnley, died on or since 10 December 1941 on war service. Administration Llandudno 7 August to Marion Leaver, widow. Effects 126 19s. 6d.

Info kindly supplied by Kris Baxter

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