Other names: Leonard Frederick
Locations in this story: Motcombe, Shaftesbury, DorsetSt Pancras, London, N.1.Surbiton, SurreyLondon, S.E.3.Shaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Leonard Frederick Spinney was born in Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 6 Jun 1894 the son of Frederick Spinney and Maude Spinney. He lived most of his early life in Motcombe and at some time attended the Shaftesbury Grammar School, Shaftesbury. According to the Absent Voters List of 1918/1919 he served with the Army Service Corps as a Private (Service No. S/358931). There are no obvious military or medal records in this case. By 1936 he had moved to St. Pancras, London, N.1. where he was boarding out. By the 1939 Register he was living at 28A Longley Avenue, Surbiton, Surrey, working as a Local Government Officer and General Clerk. He also was a volunteer at an emergency post for the London County Council. He died when living in London, S.E.3. on 1 Jul 1975.