Leslie Albert BALE

BALE, Leslie Albert

Service Number: 2277
Enlisted: 3 April 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Summer Hill, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: North Granville Superior Public School
Occupation: Wood Machinist
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 13 June 1917
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Granville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
17 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2277, 35th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2277, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
13 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2277, 35th Infantry Battalion, Messines

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Biography

"...2277 Private Leslie Albert Bale, 35th Battalion of Granville, NSW. A wood turner prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Borda (A30) on 17 October 1916. He was wounded in action on 7 June 1917 at Messines Ridge, France and died at the 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, France on 13 June 1917, aged 23. He is buried in the Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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