Leslie GREEN

GREEN, Leslie

Service Number: 3360
Enlisted: 10 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Army Service Corps, 1st Anzac Mounted Division
Born: Penshurst, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Traralgon, Latrobe, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 16 September 1969, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3360, 7th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 3360, 7th Infantry Battalion
11 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 3360, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
7 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Australian Army Service Corps, 1st Anzac Mounted Division
27 Aug 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3360, Australian Army Service Corps, 1st Anzac Mounted Division, per New Zealand HT Pakeha 82
26 Nov 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 3360, Australian Army Service Corps, 1st Anzac Mounted Division

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Biography contributed by Chris Buckley

Leslie was the seventh of twelve children of George Green (b1849 in Cork, Ireland) and Margaret (Mary) Hustler (b1852 in Pleasant Creek, Stawell, Victoria). George (a Labourer) and Mary married in 1873 in Pleasant Creek and settled in Mt Rouse to raise their children. 

Leslie worked as a Labourer in Upper Traralgon Creek, and was in Melbourne when he enlisted in the AIF in July 1915. Leslie was a Private (Service No:3360) with 7th Infantry Battalion and served at Duntroon Plateau before going to France where he was attached to 1st Anzac Army Corps Light Horse Regiment when he became dangerously ill with Pleurisy. Leslie returned to Australia in August 1917 and was attached to 1st Anzac Mounted Regiment when he was Discharged in November 1917.

Returning to Australia, Leslie settled in Melbourne, Victoria and was working as a Storeman in 1920 when he married Millicent (Millie) Folwell (nee Rule; b1890 in Koroit, Victoria) - Millie was a Widow with four children. The couple settled in Melbourne where Leslie worked as a Storeman. He died in 1969 and Millie in 1980.

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