Alan Turing 1912-1954. Alan was the founder of what we know as Computer. He was a great scientist and an engineer who's work helped to brake the codes of Enigma back in WW2. He spent his childhood in Boston Lodge, Mazhill, St Leonard's On Sea. Alan was a homosexual who was given the choice of undergo a hormone changing treatment or face imprisonment. Back in his life time homosexuality was illegal and had some punishments. After Alan was given the choice, he finally Committed suicide in 1954. At today's Event the mayor of Hastings Mr Alan Roberts, and HBC Cllrs Trevor Webb, Kim Forward, Jay Kramer, Emily Westley and Peter Chowney also attended.
We are an independent and non Profitable Community Group on line that aims to highlight the beauty spots of St Leonards On Sea to attract tourists an also help to identify the needs and issues within the Community. St Leonards Community facebook page has promoted Educational, Historical and great communication on line so far, so why not take a part in this great fun community and help us to move St Leonards forward, your views, opinion and help is always appreciated.