Leslie Compton BLACKMAN


BLACKMAN, Leslie Compton

Service Number: 3234
Enlisted: 5 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Miners Rest, Victoria, Australia, 27 June 1885
Home Town: Ballarat, Central Highlands, Victoria
Schooling: Miners' Rest State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Buried by shell, Belgium, 29 June 1916, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Berks Cemetery Extension
Berks Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 16), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Miners Rest War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3234, 5th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3234, 5th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3234, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne

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