1893 - 1964 (70 years)
||Leslie HARKNETT |
||25 Apr 1893
||Shoeburyness, Essex 
||17 Feb 1964
||Prestatyn, Flintshire, N Wales 
||20 Feb 1964
||Colwyn Bay, Wales
- 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.
||10 Jan 2017 |
||Rosina Phyllis EVANS, b. 22 Jul 1906, Rhuddlan, Flintshire , d. 8 Dec 1986, Liverpool, Lancs (Age 80 years) |
||St Asaph, Wales RD 
||10 Jan 2017 10:41:00 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- [S94] Paul Twynam, September 2010, Q2 1893 Rochford 4a/532. (Reliability: 3).
- [S14] BMD index, aged 71, Q1 1964 St Asaph 8a/617. (Reliability: 4).
- [S14] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
Q4 1890 Gravesend 2a/875.
- [S14] BMD index, Q2 1942 St Asaph 11b/625. (Reliability: 4).