Major The Hon. GEORGE EDWARD BOSCAWEN died 7 June 1918
June 7, 2018
Corporal JOSEPH THOMAS KAEBLE – died 9 June 1918
June 9, 2018

Second Lieutenant EDWIN JOHN LEAT

Aged                                     33

Unit                                       6th Dorsetshire Regiment

Commemorated at         POZIERES MEMORIAL

 

Edwin John Leat played first-class cricket for Somerset in two matches, one each in 1908 and 1910. He scored 18 runs in three innings, with a highest of 11 in a match against Kent in 1908. He played with some success as a middle-order batsman for Buckinghamshire in Minor Counties cricket between 1908 and 1911. He died in a trench raid at Y Ravine at about 10.30pm.

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