Leslie Horace WYATT

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WYATT, Leslie Horace

Service Number: 2157
Enlisted: 20 June 1916, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kentishbury, England, May 1896
Home Town: Sheffield, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 9 June 1917
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery
Plot I, Row S, Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Municipality of Kentish Honour Roll, Sheffield War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

20 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2157, Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania
23 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2157, 40th Infantry Battalion
23 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2157, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Melbourne
5 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2157, 40th Infantry Battalion, Messines, GSW right thigh - died of wounds

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

9 June 1916 - Parents sign consent form for enlistment in the AIF

15 December 1916 - Mumps

7 February 1917 - Taken on strength, 40 Battalion

9 June 1917 - Wounded in action, gunshot wound to right thigh

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal