Leslie Mellor Tetley's obituary



Leslie Mellor Tetley's obituary


States that Sergeant Lesley Mellor Tetley was killed on air operations over enemy territory while serving as air gunner. There is a head and should portrait of him in uniform at the top of the cutting.

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Sgt. Air-Gunner L.M. Tetley.

[missing words] 55, Nathan-lane, [missing words] has been noti- [missing words]band, Flight Sergt. [missing words] Kellett, R.A.F., has been killed on active service. He leaves three children. Flight Sergt. Kellett, aged 34 had been in the R.A.F. about two years and was last home on leave about six weeks ago. A native of Bradford, he was brought up in the woollen trade, but before enlisting had been in the employ of Willie Parker, builder and contractor, Sowerby Bridge. He had been expecting to receive a commission in the R.A.F.

Sergt. Air-Gunner Leslie Mellor Tetley, R.A.F., son of Mrs A. Tetley, 4 Backhold-road, Siddal, has been killed on an operational flight over enemy territory. He had been in the R.A.F. four and a half years, and was previously employed by Messrs. Hartley and Sugden. He was 22 years old, was keen on amateur boxing, and a member of the Sowerby Bridge Amateur Boxing Club.

Mrs. Cowen, Finkle-street, Sowerby, has been notified that her husband, Pte. A. Cowen, Black Watch, has been killed in action whilst serving in the Middle East. He was a young married man, with one child, and before joining the Forces, was employed by Willie Parker, builder and contractor, Sowerby Bridge.


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