Capt. Marshall John Adam "Spot" Leaphard

(S/N 197175)

Capt. Marshall John Adam “Spot” Leaphard, formerly of the Reconnaissance Corps R.A.C., then of No.3 Troop of No.6 Commando, joining as a sub-altern Lt. on 30th May 1943, but later promoted on transfer to Troop Captain of No.1 Troop W.e.f. 9th June 1944 on 24th June 1944.

Marshall was KIA on 30th January 1945 in Holland, aged 30 years. He was the son of Charles Edmund and Claire Isabel Leaphard, and the brother of Major C.E. ‘Freddie’ Leaphard. Marshall was laid to rest in Nederweert War Cemetery (Limburg, Netherlands). Grave IV.E.2.