Lawther, Cpl Edward 4470087 Died:15 November 1944 aged 23. Forli War Cemetery, Italy IV D 16. Husband of Emily Lawther of Philadelphia, Co Durham. A Company, Lt H F Johnsonís Platoon. See Battalion History, page 49.

Lawton, Pte Kenneth 4758799 Died: 8 April 1943 aged 20. Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia 6 H 5. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Lancashire; enlisted Lancashire. Originally enlisted The York and Lancaster Regiment.

Laxton, Sgt Gordon Albert 4467070 Died: 14 April 1943 aged 31. Beja War Cemetery, Tunisia I G 5. Husband of Elizabeth Laxton, of Penn, Wolverhampton. HQ Company (Mortar Platoon) (WJ).

Leadbitter, L/Cpl George MM 4469562. Died: 8 December 1943 aged 28. Cassino War Cemetery, Italy V11 B 21. Son of William and Mary Leadbitter of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Awarded the 16th DLI's first Military Medal, for his actions during the Battle of Sedjenane, on 2 March 1943. D Company (WJ)

Learoyd, L/Cpl Robert Jones Darwin 4466806 Died: 3 September 1944 aged 33. Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy IV B 1. Son of Samuel and Martha Jane Learoyd; husband of Florence Maud Learoyd, of Billingham, Co Durham. B Company (JR, TTr)

Leather, Pte Frederick Kenneth 3975599 Died: 13 October 1943 aged 21. Minturno War Cemetery, Italy IV E 20. Son of Albert and Sarah Alice Leather, of Longsight, Manchester. D Company (KL). Originally enlisted The Welch Regiment.

Leather, Pte William Frederick 14203033 Died: 22 April 1943 aged 21. Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia IV C 9. Son of Samuel and Frances Alice Leather, of Northwich, Cheshire. Originally enlisted General Service Corps.

Lefever, Pte Herbert Anthony 2391183 Died: 23 September 1943 aged 20. Cassino Memorial, Italy Panel 10. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born E London; enlisted London. Originally enlisted Royal Corps of Signals.

Leonard, Pte William Henry 4037641 Died: 3 September 1944 aged 29. Montecchio War Cemetery, Italy IV B 12. Son of William Henry and Annie Leonard of Birmingham; husband of Beatrice Annie Leonard, of King's Heath, Birmingham. Originally enlisted The King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (JR)

Liddle, Pte William Edmund 4468109 Died: 10 June 1943 aged 23. Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia 7 E 8. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Newcastle; enlisted Somerset. Died due to the explosion of a box of salvaged grenades (death recorded in 16th DLI War Diary).

Logan, Captain Thomas Ralph 203926 Died: 14 September 1943 aged 23. Salerno War Cemetery, Italy IV B 12. Son of John Logan and Phyllis Logan, of Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne. A Company.

Loosemore, Herbert 4698891 Died: 7 March 1944 aged 21. Cassino Memorial, Italy, Panel 10. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Sheffield; enlisted Sheffield. Originally enlisted The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Lyle, Cpl Samuel 1460132 Died: 11 September 1944 aged 27. Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy XVII K 8. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Glasgow; enlisted Glasgow. B Company (KL). Originally enlisted Royal Artillery, 1938. Transferred DLI 2/7/44.

Makepiece, Sergeant Joseph 4450018 Died: 30 January 1944 aged 33. Cassino Memorial, Italy Panel 10. Son of Mr and Mrs Robert Makepiece, of Crook, Co Durham; husband of E Makepiece, of Byker, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Photograph Evening Chronicle, Newcastle 13/10/44. D Company.

Malone, L/Cpl Stanley 4469573 Died: 2 March 1943 aged 24. Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia Face 28. Son of Henry and

Elizabeth Malone; husband of E M P Malone, of North Stifford, Grays, Essex. Born Newcastle; enlisted Newcastle. Photograph Evening Chronicle, Newcastle 1/6/44.

Manning, Cpl Edward Charles 13016560 Died: 21 November 1944 aged 34. Cesena War Cemetery, Italy VI F 10. Son of Frederick John and Eliza Manning; husband of Irene Louisa Manning, of Pound Hill, Wiltshire. Originally enlisted Pioneer Corps.

Mantle, Pte Leonard George, 4470325 Died: 23 September 1943 aged 20. Salerno War Cemetery, Italy II B 33. Son of George Henry and Gertrude May Mantle, of Keston, Kent.

Marchant, Pte Arthur Peter 4040019 Died: 23 April 1943 aged 31. Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia16 H 9. Son of Peter and Lizzie Marchant, of Birmingham. Originally enlisted The King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

Marchant, Pte Robert Richard 4466036 Died: 11 March 1943 aged 29. Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia IV A 9. Son of John and Annie Marchant; husband of Minnie May Marchant, of Edwardstone, Suffolk.

Marshall, 2/Lt Stanley Chuter 321146 Died: 31 August 1944 aged 25 Montecchio War Cemetery, Italy IV B 9. Son of Henry Chuter and Alice Marshall; husband of Murial Daisy Marshall, of Hern Hill, London.

Martin, Major Arthur Mozley Kemp, 42029 Died: 22 April 1943 aged 34. Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia IV C 10. Son of Arthur Kemp Martin and Mary Martin; husband of Iris Mary Martin, of Christchurch, New Zealand. Born Newcastle; enlisted Newcastle. DLI in 1939. Reference in Newcastle Evening Chronicle 6/7/43. B Company CO.

Martin, Pte William 4612008 Died: 29 August 1944 aged 31. Montecchio War Cemetery, Italy II J 10. Son of Albert William and Edith Emma Martin; husband of Winifred Annie Martin, of Halifax, Yorkshire. Originally enlisted The Duke of Wellington's Regiment.

Mattin, Arthur, WOII (CSM) MM, 5947792 Died: 4 September 1944 aged 29. Montecchio War Cemetery, Italy IV B 14. Husband of Eileen D Mattin, of Kettering, Northamptonshire. C Company CSM (WJ, AES). Originally enlisted The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment.

Mawson, Arnold, Pte 14409283 Died: 30 January 1944 aged 21 Cassino Memorial, Italy Panel 10. Son of Alfred and Sarah Ellen Mawson. A Company. Originally enlisted General Service Corps.

McDonald, Pte John, 6215804 Died: 30 October 1943 [age not recorded] Minturno War Cemetery, Italy VIII B 1. Son of William and Margaret McDonald; husband of Bridget McDonald (nee Fanning) of Stepney, London. Originally enlisted The Middlesex Regiment. A Company (AV).

McDonough, L/Sgt Francis 4466537 Died: 27 February 1943 aged 32. Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia Face 28. Son of Ralph and Sarah McDonough; husband of Edith Majorie McDonough, of Darlington, Co Durham. Photograph in Stockton and Darlington Times 3/4/43. D Company (CB, WJ).

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