Leslie Percy BAXTER


BAXTER, Leslie Percy

Service Number: 2233
Enlisted: 24 April 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 1889
Home Town: Grong Grong, Narrandera, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Teamster
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial, Row C, Grave 6 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2233, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2233, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2233, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of k in given as his uncle John Thompson of 'Chelsea', Grong Grong, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal