Leslie Patrick ABBERTON

ABBERTON, Leslie Patrick

Service Numbers: 5327, NX50712
Enlisted: 25 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: YOUNG, NSW, 29 August 1900
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: As a result of WW2 Service, Sydney, 9 July 1941, aged 40 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Rookwood Roman Catholic Cemetery, Section 16, grave 1675
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 5327, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 5327, 2nd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

25 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX50712
31 Oct 1940: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX50712
9 Jun 1941: Enlisted Paddington New South Wales

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Leslie Patrick ABBERTON was born on 29th August, 1894 in Murrumburrah near Young NSW

His parents were Patrick ABBERTON and Catherine BERMINGHAM

He enlisted in  Cootamundra for WW1 on 5th January 1916 with the 2nd Battalion

Unit embarked from Sydney on 14th April, 1916 on the Ceramic

He returned to Australia on 10th July, 1916

In 1926 he married Lilian JORDAN

Leslie changed his birth year to 1900 and enlisted again for WW2

S/N 271926 and NX50712

He died on 9th July, 1941 as a result of his WW2 service

Buried in Rookwood Roman Catholic Cemetery

-Section 16, grave 1675




Served in both WW1 & WW2

WW2 Service

Australian Army Service Corps

Rank - Private

Son of Patrick and Katherine Abberton; Husband of Lillian Abberton, of Newtown

WW1 Service

2 Battalion

Rank - Private

Enlisted 5 January  1916 at Cootamundra

14 April 1916 - Embarked HMAT A4 Ceramic from Sydney

10 July 1916 - Returned to Australia medically unfit