Jack Leonard Sheed

Jack Leonard Shead was born in Chelmsford in 1916 and died on 6 August 1940, aged 24 whilst swimming in a river in Suffolk.

He was the youngest son of  parents were Frederick (1884-1979) and Florence (nee Goodey 1883-1960) Shead who were living in Heath Road in 1940.

In 1937 he married Jessie Lillian Little in Billericay.   They lived at 1 Lawns House, Dowsetts Lane, Ramsden Heath and had no children.

Pte Jack Leonard Shead served in the Suffolk Regiment, 4th Bn,.  attached to the 18th East Anglian Division,  his service no. was 6020631.

Private Shead  is buried and commemorated in the Ramsden Heath Congregational Churchyard.

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