Leslie Lionel HERON


HERON, Leslie Lionel

Service Number: 5565
Enlisted: 24 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mackay, Qld., 1897
Home Town: Sarina, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Labourer
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, France, 7 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mackay Cenotaph, Sarina War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

24 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5565, 15th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5565, 15th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
20 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5565, 15th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Charles and Lucy HERON of Sarina, Mackay, Qld.