Leslie Ernest ROBERTSON

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ROBERTSON, Leslie Ernest

Service Number: 270
Enlisted: 21 August 1914, Brighton, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ulverstone, Tasmania, 1887
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 270, Brighton, Tasmania
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 270, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 270, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Hobart
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 270, 12th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Fraser Robertson and Mary Elizabeth Robertson of 2 Bernard Street, Launceston, Tasmania formerly of Morton Ville, Sprent, Tasmania.

Brother of 2273 Pte. Harry Robertson (/explore/people/285532) 12th Infantry Battalion, who was killed in action on the 6 April 1917 in France.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served with the Tasmanian Police for 2 years

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