FELSTEAD, Leslie John

Service Number: 794
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 29 May 1889
Home Town: Malvern, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Electric Engineer
Died: Parkville, Victoria, Australia, cause of death not yet discovered, date not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 794, 27th Infantry Battalion
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 794, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 794, 27th Infantry Battalion

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"Cpl. L. J. Felstead has been awarded the Military Medal for bravery in France. His father, Mr. J. Felstead, who is at present in Victoria, is well known in Masonic circles in Adelaide. Cpl. Felstead's wife and two children reside at Glenelg." - from the Adelaide Register 26 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)