Leslie Gordon MESTON

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MESTON, Leslie Gordon

Service Number: 1720
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woodburn, NSW, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Lewisham, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dairyman
Died: Killed In Action, France, 19 May 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec
Plot III, Row G, Grave 15 Headstone Inscription "HE SLEEPS AMONG THE HONORED DEAD HIS DUTY NOBLY DONE", Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Buckendoon Public School HR, Evans Head Great War HR, Lismore & District Memorial Honour Roll, Woodburn Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1720, 18th Infantry Battalion
19 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1720, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Sydney
19 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1720, 18th Infantry Battalion, Killed in action

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Alexander and Janet Louisa MESTON, of 73 Victoria St., Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales.