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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Leonard Gustar -

Unknown person Name : Leonard Gustar

Son of : Frederick Harry Gustar and Elizabeth Alma Gustar (née Morey) of Newport, Isle of Wight.

Born : 19 November 1904, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Married : 1936, Ella Yelf, Portsmouth. One son, David F Gustar, (registered Portsmouth Jun 1939 qtr).
  Census information :

1911 : Frederick and Elizabeth Gustar, with their children including Leonard aged 6, are at 4 Cæsar's Road, Newport. Frederick Gustar is a Builder.

  Service Details :

Chief Engine Room Artificer P/M 35318 Leonard Gustar, H.M.S. Exmouth, Royal Navy.

Enlisted 1919.
Casualty Details :

Died : 21 January 1940, aged 36.

Commemorated at : Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Newport Borough War Memorial WW II
Newport CE National School War Memorial WW II
Newport Minster Newport CE National School Roll of Honour WW II
Newport County Secondary School War Memorial WW II
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press, 27 January 1940
  Links :

H.M.S. Exmouth (Wikipedia)

The H.M.S. Exmouth 1940 Association
  Page status :
Page last updated : 12 January 2015 (added to website)


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