Second World War - Lynsted Memorial Project

Leslie Frank BURFORD (of Luddenham)

b. 1917
d. 1st March 1942. Aged 24

Able Seaman
Merchant Navy

Merchant Navy Memorial, Tower Hill, London
Assumed Drowned

Merchant Navy Memorial on Tower Hill, London

Portrait of Leslie Frank Burford of the Merchant NavyAssumed drowned on 1 March 1942 when the SS Audacity hit a mine near the Humber Light Vessel, aged 24.

Son of Osborne Thomas and Emily Elizabeth of Four Oaks, Luddenham, Leslie was born in 1917. He married Ellen M Pinfold of Norwich in 1939.

Leslie was the brother in law of Harold Lewis Willis who we also commemorate.

Leslie is remembered on the Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower Hill, London.

Plaque showing the name of Leslie Frank Burford





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