Leslie Maxwell BAUER

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BAUER, Leslie Maxwell

Service Number: SX13245
Enlisted: 14 June 1941, Wayville, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Division Ammunition Sub-Park
Born: Port Pirie, SA, 27 March 1920
Home Town: Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, Thailand, 14 July 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Collective grave 10, Row B, Grave 13-14
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates, Port Pirie St Peters Congregation Honour Roll WW2
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World War 2 Service

14 Jun 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN SX13245, 8th Division Ammunition Sub-Park
14 Jun 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Wayville, SA
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography

Australian Army Service Corps, 8 Division Ammunition Sub Park

Rank - Private

Son of Walter George and Lillian Mary Bauer, of Port Pirie, South Australia

 

Taken POW at singapore in February 1942. Left Selerang Barracks for Banpong, Siam on 18 May 1943. Worked on Thai-Burma Railway at Hell Fire Pass. Died at Kanyu on 14 July 1943.