From Hoole History and Heritage Society

STOTT William Leslie

Regiment: Royal Air Force

Rank: Sergeant

Died: 8 May 1945

Aged: 35

Buried/ Memorial: Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery

Address: Widow Hoole

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES gives next of kin details as “son of Bertie and Mary Stott, husband of Catherine Emily Stott of Hoole, Chester.”

Cheshire Observer 19 May 1945 Sgt W L Stott RAF

The death occurred on 8th May, as a result of a road accident, of Sgt William Leslie Stott, of 35 Francis Street, Chester. Aged 35, he formerly served with the peacetime RAF and was on the Reserve when war broke out.He was the son of Mrs and the late Mr Stott of Blackburn. The funeral took place on Monday. Requiem Mass was celebrated at St Werburgh’s Roman Catholic Church, Father Smith RAF officiating.

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