Leo Francis Skinnider

Biography of Leo Francis Skinnider

Leo Francis Skinnider was born in Paisley and graduated MB, ChB from the University in 1924. He became an Assistant Medical Officer and joined the Civil Defence Medical Service during the war.

Skinnider was one of 92 people who died during a German air raid on 6 May 1941, when a parachute mine landed on the Woodside First Aid Post in Paisley. A University student, Maxwell Peacock, was also killed.


Leo Francis Skinnider
Born 25 November 1900, Paisley, Scotland.
Died 6 May 1941.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1924;
Father's Details: Albert Skinnider; Journalist
War Service: Civilian, Civil Defence Medical Service
Grave / Memorial: Paisley, Scotland
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 27th Jan 2008

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