The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

John David Leslie James

John David Leslie James served in the Royal Air Force and died in February 1942 in Hong Kong.

The information on John David Leslie James has been compiled from a number of sources, including the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, from the South Wales Voice newspaper, and the Parish Burial Register (courtesy of the Swansea Archives).

NameJohn David Leslie James
Date of Death14th February 1942
Place of DeathHong Kong
Age at DeathAGE
Unit and RegimentRoyal Air Force,
Service Number550248
Local MemorialsMaesydderwen Roll of Honour
Ystradgynlais War Memorial
NotesSon of Mr. and Mrs. William D. James
of 2, Pelican Street, Ystradgynlais, Brecknockshire.

J D L James
To the left is John David Leslie James' photograph in the South Wales Voice newspaper.


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