Leslie Melrose SMITH

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SMITH, Leslie Melrose

Service Number: 9984
Enlisted: 5 July 1915, Keswick, SA, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Field Ambulance
Born: Melrose, South Australia, 4 March 1890
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Melrose, Mount Remarkable, South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of Wounds, Belgium, 23 September 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: A.W.Sandford & Co. Ltd., Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Goodwood St George Anglican Church Memorial Tower, Melrose Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley St. Augustine's Church Font, Unley St. Augustine's Church Roll of Honour, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 9984, 32nd Infantry Battalion
5 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 9984, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Keswick, SA, Australia
16 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 32nd Infantry Battalion, (NAA, Pg-7)
1 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 9984, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, (NAA, Pg-7)
25 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 9984, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Third Ypres
25 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 9984, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
8 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 9984, 14th Field Ambulance, Third Ypres
8 Jun 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 14th Field Ambulance, (NAA, Pg's-7, 13)
17 Jun 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Private, 14th Field Ambulance, Promoted (Reverted Back): 17/06/1917, Private, Unit: [14th A.F.B] 14th Australian Field Ambulance; (NAA, Pg-13).

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