Diamond War Memorial Project

Lance Corporal William Alexander Leitch

1st/10th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Regimental Number 15688
Born: ---- Died: 1918-09-29 Aged: 27 Enlisted: Londonderry.

Buried at Birr Cross Roads Cemetery. Name commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of Sarah Leitch, 27, Pine Street, Londonderry, and William A. Leitch.

Lance Corporal William Alexander Leitch was a member of Waterside Presbyterian Church. His brother, Robert, also died in the Great War serving with the Canadian forces.

William A. and Sarah Leitch, 13, Pine Street, signed the 1912 Ulster Covenant pledging resistance to Home Rule for Ireland.