Cassini, Harry Leonard John

Lance Corporal 9606 Harry Leonard John Cassini. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Papadopoli on 23rd October 1918, aged 34. Buried Tezze Military Cemetery, Italy.

  • Birth registered in the 2nd quarter of 1884 in Edmonton, London
  • Born in Tottenham, London
  • Baptised in Tottenham on 13th June 1884
  • Married on 20th July 1908 in St Mary’s, Stoke Newington
  • Occupation per 1911 census: Commercial Traveller (Pianos)
  • Enlisted at Stratford
  • Admitted in to the HAC on 8th December 1916
  • Went overseas on 18th March 1917
  • Wounded three times
  • Killed in action at Papadopoli on 23rd October 1918
  • Aged 34
  • Buried in Tezze British Cemetery, Italy
  • Grave ref. III. A. 11.
  • Son of John Dominicus Cassini and Emily Cassini of Tottenham, London
  • Husband of Cecilia May Cassini, nee Goodere
  • Father of Winifred (b.c. 1909) and Doris (b.c. 1910)
  • Brother of Emily (b.c. 1886), Mabel (b.c. 1888), Florence (b.c. 1894) and Hildia (b.c. 1899)
  • Half brother of Catherine, Robert and Arthur Woolner
  • Grandson of John Dominicus Cassini of Paddington, London

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