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Miles, Leonard James

Date of birth:
1904
Date of death:
September 22nd, 1940 (Ilford/Essex, Great Britain)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves City of London Cemetery
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Warden
Unit:
Air Raid Precautions (ARP), Home Office, British Government
Awarded on:
January 17th, 1941
Action:
On the night of 21st-22nd September 1940, Warden Miles was on duty when he was warned of the imminent danger of a bomb exploding nearby.
Miles left his shelter and warned other people whom he knew were in danger area. When the bomb finally exploded everyone was at save distance, but Miles died of injurys of this explosion.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
George Cross

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