Leslie Leonard DUNKLEY


DUNKLEY, Leslie Leonard

Service Number: 6498
Enlisted: 22 August 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Greenock, near Kapunda, South Australia, 15 January 1885
Home Town: Greenock, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Traveller
Died: Killed in Action, France, 24 July 1918, aged 33 years
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot 11, Row F, Grave 10 Rev. s.A. Beveridge officiated
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Freeling War Memorial, Greenock WW1 Honor Roll , Greenock War Memorial Cairn
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6498, Enlisted at Adelaide
23 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6498, 10th Infantry Battalion
23 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6498, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Melbourne, Adelaide
20 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 6498, Shell wound to the head and invalided to England on 26 September 1917

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Dunkley and Sophia Louise Lienert of Greenock, SA; brother of Edgar Wilfred Dunkley, Herbert George Dunkley, Ruby Louisa Dunkley and  Mavis Myrtle Dunkley

3 March 1917 - to hospital with Mumps

Medals: British War Medal. Victory Medal