Leslie James KINGSBOROUGH

Badge Number: 32754
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KINGSBOROUGH, Leslie James

Service Number: 2797
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Keswick, West Torrens, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Goodwood, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Travelling Salesman
Memorials: Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board, Hawthorn St Columba's WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, West Torrens, South Australia
13 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2797, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2797, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, SN 2797, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
6 Dec 1918: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Wounded SN 2797, 3rd Light Horse Regiment

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Biography

2797 Private Leslie James Kingsborough, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, was a 30 year old traveller from Goodwood, South Australia when he enlisted on 10 January 1916. He embarked for overseas with the 19th Reinforcements from Adelaide on 13 July 1916 aboard RMS Mongolia. After seeing action in Egypt and Jordan, he returned to Australia and was discharged on 6 December 1918.

 

His brother Royden John Kingsborough, served in the 11th Field Ambulance