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Leslie HARKNETT

Male 1893 - 1964  (70 years)


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  • Name Leslie HARKNETT 
    Born 25 Apr 1893  Shoeburyness, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Feb 1964  Prestatyn, Flintshire, N Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cremated 20 Feb 1964  Colwyn Bay, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID D836130785D840468FD31806E2C3A14F20D6 
    Notes 
    • January 2017: email from Paul Twynam, Toronto, Canada:
      "I found the attached obituary in my mother's archives recently. It was the property of Gertrude Harris (a Minter)."
      The obituary is from an unnamed newspaper and isn't dated. It reads as follows:
      "CAPT. LESLIE HARKNETT, PRESTATYN
      It is with regret we record the sudden death on February 17th of Capt. Leslie Harknett, of The Rosings, 102 Meliden Road, Prestatyn.
      Capt. Harknett joine the Royal Artilley at the age of 14 years as a boy soldier and served with the Ols Contemptibles in France in 1914. He was later wounded, mentioned in despatches and commissioned for gallantry in the field. He also saw service in India, Iraq and Egypt. He was granted the honorary rank of Captain in 1945. On his retirement frpm the army his love for children attracted him to the NSPCC which he served for 25 years with an interruption for military service during World War II. This Society was represented at the funeral by Senior Inspector Thos. Lewis of Rhyl, and ex-Inspector T. Powell.
      The funeral took place on February 20th when a service at St Melyd Parish Church, conducted by the Vicar, Rev. T Lewis William, BA, RD, assisted by the Rev. D Jones, Vicar of Rhuddlan, was followed by cremation at Colwyn Bay. The Union Jack and Capt. Harknett's sword were on the coffin."

      A list of mourners follows.

      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995:
      HARKNETT Leslie of 102 Meliden Road Prestatyn Flintshire died 17 February 1964 at Royal Alexandra Hospital Rhyl Flintshire Probate Chester 18 March to Rosina Phyllis Harknett widow. £1241.
    Person ID I777  Canterbury, Kent
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 

    Father James Arthur HARKNETT aka DRAY,   b. 24 Jan 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Harriett Minter,   b. 11 Jun 1871, Croyde, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Dec 1890  Gravesend RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosina Phyllis EVANS,   b. 22 Jul 1906, Rhuddlan, Flintshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1986, Liverpool, Lancs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Jun 1942  St Asaph, Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Rosina M HARKNETT
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 10:41:00 
    Family ID F407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1893 - Shoeburyness, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Feb 1964 - Prestatyn, Flintshire, N Wales Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Leslie Harknett 1893 - 1964
    Leslie Harknett 1893 - 1964
    Newspaper obituary - name and date of newspaper not known.

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] Paul Twynam, September 2010, Q2 1893 Rochford 4a/532. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S14] BMD index, aged 71, Q1 1964 St Asaph 8a/617. (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1890 Gravesend 2a/875.

    4. [S14] BMD index, Q2 1942 St Asaph 11b/625. (Reliability: 4).