Private John Leak, VC

Date of birth1892 Portsmouth, England 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1915-01-28  9 Battalion 
Date wounded  1915-08-21  Wounded at Mouquet Farm. 
Date of honour or award  1916-07-23  Awarded Victoria Cross for action at Pozieres, France whilst serving with 9 Battalion, 3 Brigade, 1 Division as a Private 
Date wounded  1918-03-07  Gassed. 
Date of discharge  1919-05-31   
Date of death1972-10-20