Second Lieutenant EDWIN JOHN LEAT
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.