Leslie PRESSLEY

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PRESSLEY, Leslie

Service Number: 5446
Enlisted: 3 January 1916, Place of Enlistment, Cairns, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wangaratta Victoria, Australia , 11 April 1898
Home Town: Peeramon, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Peechalba State School, Peechalba, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Selector
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 August 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Remembered on Panel 67. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Department de la Somme, Picardie, France
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Malanda Eacham Memorial Gates, Peechelba School, Peeramon and District Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

3 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5446, 12th Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment, Cairns, Queensland
20 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5446, 12th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5446, 12th Infantry Battalion, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
9 Oct 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5446, 12th Infantry Battalion, Shell Wound to the face.
25 Aug 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 5446, 12th Infantry Battalion
28 Aug 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 12th Infantry Battalion

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