Major John Burgh Talbot Leighton MC Military Cross


World War 1



Captain SG. Awarded Military Cross.
Died of wounds Aged 25 in France on May 7th 1917 while commanding No.23 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. . Born Feb 9th 1892. Elder son of Sir Bryan Leighton, 9th Baronet, and Margaret Lady Leighton, of Loton Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire .
Commemorated at Varennes Military Cemetery, France. I, K, 37


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
England In Leighton Chapel adjoining nave St Michael and All Angels Church Alberbury Shrewsbury And Atcham Shropshire SY5 9AH England Memorial Plaque to Captain John Leighton MC , Leighton Chapel, St Michaels and All Angels Church, Alberbury World War 1
John Leighton 17-5-1917 View

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