Leonard Wollas

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Sergeant Leonard Wollas
Life dates
21 Jul 1909 - 1971
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Leonard left before stand down.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Cottingham North Patrol Patrol Leader Unknown 1943
National ID
JBGA 43/1

Grocers manager

196 Hallgate, Cottingham, East Ridings, Yorkshire
Other information

Leonard with sometimes be know to do a bit of poaching to help the family. He rode around the area on a motorbike. His daughter recalled a time when he was cleaning what he thought was an unloaded gun when it fired a bullet which was forever lodged in the skirting board of the family home.

After the war she remembers loose ammunition mixed up with bits and bobs all over the house.

He joined the Regular Army in 1943 and served with the Sudan Defence Force. He was demobed in 1946.


TNA ref WO199/3389

1939 Register

Daughter Mrs Susan Pace