Leslie James GALLOWAY


GALLOWAY, Leslie James

Service Number: 3400
Enlisted: 3 November 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Magill, South Australia, 29 October 1892
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Pultney Street School
Occupation: Bank Officer
Died: Killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 14 October 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), St Peters Heroes War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3400, Adelaide, South Australia
10 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3400, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3400, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
14 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3400, 50th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Pte. LESLIE JAMES GALLOWAY, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Galloway, Harrow road, St. Peters, was killed in action on October 14. He was in his twenty-fifth year, and left for the front in February, 1917. After training at Codford he left for France early in August. Before enlisting he was with the Commonwealth Bank, Kalgoorlie. Pte. Galloway's elder brother (Lieut. A. H. Galloway) was killed early in February. Both had a wide circle of friends here and in Western Australia, and were highly esteemed." - from the Adelaide Observer 17 Nov 1917 (nla.gov.au)