Leslie WOODS

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WOODS, Leslie

Service Number: 6794
Enlisted: 7 September 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ranelagh, Tasmania, 1893
Home Town: Franklin, Huon Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Lucaston School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 February 1917
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
Headstone inscription: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mr. & Mrs. W. Woods of Huonville
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lucaston School Pictorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6794, Claremont, Tasmania
30 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6794, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6794, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Palermo, Melbourne
18 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6794, 12th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Helen Rebecca Woods of Huonville, Tasmania; borther of Sidney William Woods who died of wounds while serving with the 51st Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal