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Leven, William (Engels)

  • Born 22-05-1922 in Gorbals, Glasgow.
  • Deceased 13-05-1943 in Hasselo.
  • Parents William and Agnes Leven nee McCulloch from Glasgow, Scotland.

428e  Squadron – Royal Air Force. Sergeant (wireless operator/airgunner) Volunteer Reserve – Service nr. 1077731

William was the oldest of five children, he grew up in Grobals. His dad was a Marine engineer and died in 1947.

Based on his servicenumber he joined the RAF base Padgate in September 1939. Early 1943 he was stationed at the 22e Operational Training Unit in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. He was part of the 428e squadron in Dalton since March 1943.

Awarded with the War Medal, the 1939-1945 Star and the Europe Star.

War Memorial at Govan.