D. Leigh (grave)
John Robertson

D. Leigh (grave)

Alex Robertson (former Lt 2SAS - C Squadron)
Michael Bligh (David Leigh's nephew)
his widow Ethel's ashes were buried with David
photo source William Oakes
Roll Of Honour
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Alex was with David Leigh when he was mortally wounded during an ambush by retreating members of the Afrika Corps in the nearby village of Villaines-les-Prevotes. Alex took him by jeep to Epoisses to see a Maquis doctor in the Berthaut household but sadly David died shortly thereafter.
I attended and paid my respects to David's grave and have also been to Villaines-les-Prevotes and paid my respects to two SAS graves there (1 SAS and 1 Jedburg/Signals attached to SAS) . All had been previously attended by the SAS Association and had a wreath. I met an actual eye witness (who was a boy at the time now and elderly man) to the incident where David was wounded and there were still bullet holes in a metal gate where the incident took place. RIP

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