|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1914|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 1943|
North Kesteven District
Casualty of WWII,Leonard was a Sergeant (Nav./Bomber)with 199 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.Service No: 1381736.He was killed while on a test/training flight over England, near Ely,leaving a wife, Eleanor and 5 year old son, Alan Leonard Vaughan.He was 29 and the son of Josiah Vaughan and Clara Vaughan (nee Bennett); husband of Eleanor Mabel Vaughan (nee Monteath).His parents also rest in this cemetery.
Birth record not found.
Deaths Mar 1943 VAUGHAN Leonard G 29 N.Kesteven 7a 579)
Sergeant Vaughan was one of five airmen killed in the crash of their Wellington (#BK158) aircraft when the aircraft suffered structural failure. It had taken off from RAF Ingham in Lincolnshire and crashed at Skellingthorpe, 2 miles from Lincoln.
The five casualties of this accident were:-
RAFVR Sergeant Archibald McKay CORMACK,
RAFVR Flight Sergeant Terence Federick HOCKLEY,
RAF Sergeant Leslie JOICE,
RCAF Warrant Officer Class II Albert George SHORTEN and
Sergeant Leonard George VAUGHAN.
Josiah Vaughan (1884 - 1965)
Clara Bennett Vaughan (1886 - 1974)
HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH
A MAN CAN DIE, FIGHTING
FOR GOD, WIFE AND CHILD.
Note: wargrave with Private Memorial
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Greater London, England
Plot: Sec. K. Grave 343.
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56201405
For Sergeant Leonard George VAUGHAN, with gratitude.|
Added: Nov. 16, 2015
Died while on a test flight over England, near Ely at age 29 years, 3 months.|
Alan and Marty
Added: Jun. 15, 2009
Died at age 27, during WWII training flight, leaving a wife, Eleanor and 5 year old son, Alan.|
Alan and Marty
Added: Mar. 8, 2009