Leslie PERRY

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PERRY, Leslie

Service Number: 788
Enlisted: 20 November 1914, Enlisted at Holsworthy
Last Rank: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1877
Home Town: Haberfield, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commercial Traveller
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 11 December 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row H, Grave 1 Headstone inscription reads: Beloved son of Samuel & late Martha Perry of Petersham, NSW
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World War 1 Service

20 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 788, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Holsworthy
8 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 788, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hymettus, Sydney
8 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 788, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 7th Light Horse Regiment
31 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 7th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
17 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant, 7th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
11 Dec 1915: Involvement SN 788, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel and Martha Perry. Husband of Emily O'Halloran formerly Perry of Carcoar, NSW formerly of 41 Kingston Street, Haberfield, NSW. Father of Max Anthony Perry

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