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Benjamin Eastlake Leader – Benjamin was the son of English landscape painter Benjamin Williams Leader R.A., he studied as a landscape painter, he died 12th October 1916.
Faces finally put to the lost souls of the Western Front...
A dedicated couple have spent 10 years tracking down the family histories of some of the 72,000 British troops still 'missing' from the Somme.
Ken and Pam Linge from Northumberland have spent 10 years researching the thousands of British soldiers who were lost during the ill-fated offensive of 1916, and have finally put faces to some of the names engraved in history.
They have also revealed the fascinating stories and diverse backgrounds behind some of the men who are listed on Lutyen's famous Thiepval Memorial in France as having no known grave.
Their work has resulted in a new book titled 'Missing But Not Forgotten' that documents 230 of these men.