WW1 Alumni

Leman, DW

Douglas W. Leman

Douglas W. Leman

Captain, London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles)

Douglas W. Leman lived at 125 Rosendale Road, Dulwich and was a student at Alleyn’s until 1907. He joined the war effort as part of the London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles) and by 1918 was serving as a Captain on the Eastern Front. During his time overseas, Douglas took part in the British Palestine Operations and was involved in the attacks made to capture Amman. It was during these operations that Douglas was killed in battle on March 28th 1918. He is commemorated on the Damascus Commonwealth War Memorial.