LESLAIGHTER, Arthur Edward

Service Number: 4593
Enlisted: 2 June 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bombala, New South Wales, 1884
Home Town: Bombala, Bombala, New South Wales
Schooling: Burrumbooka Public School
Occupation: Surveyor's foreman
Died: Killed in action, France, 1 September 1918
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Bombala War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4593, Sydney, New South Wales
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4593, 1st Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4593, 1st Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4593, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Arthur Edward LESLAIGHTER was born in Bombala, NSW in 1884

His parents were John LESLAIGHTER and Mary MANNING who married in Bombala in 1868 - they had 6 known children

His father John was born in 1846 in Feudenheim, Germany and died in 1924 in Bombala

His mother Mary was born in 1850 in Sydney & died in 1921 - both buried in Bombala Cemetery