Leslie King FLY

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FLY, Leslie King

Service Number: 4190
Enlisted: 7 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Bendigo Central School No.1976, Sandhurst Grammar School, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Vecquemont, France, 10 August 1918
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 21
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4190, 6th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
29 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 4190, 6th Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 4190, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4190, 6th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4190, 6th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
10 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4190, 6th Infantry Battalion, Amiens, GSW to chest sustained near Lihons. Evacuated to 53rd CCS at Vecquemont, however died of wounds same day.

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Brother: 4495 Corporal John Alan FLY MM, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919;

Cousin: 4226 Sergeant Harold Detley KAHLAND, 6th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917