Marfaux British War Cemetery, courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The life of First World War British Sergeant Leonard Maidment

Posted on centenarynews.com on 31 July 2013
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An article by the Western Front Association explores the life of British Sergeant Leonard Maidment, who fought in France during the First World War, and efforts to identify his final resting place.

The article documents the sergeant's experiences of battle in France, his demise in 1918 and the successful identification of his grave after 95 years.

To read the full article, visit the Western Front Assocaition website here.

Date of article publication: 30/07/2013

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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