Leonard James AUBREY


AUBREY, Leonard James

Service Numbers: WX3206, WX3206 (WX1733)
Enlisted: 22 May 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 12 May 1914
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, Papua, 2 December 1942, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot A6, Row B, Grave 16
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bickford Soldiers Memorial Hall Honour Roll and Memorial Plaque
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN WX3206
22 May 1940: Enlisted SN WX3206 (WX1733)
22 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX3206, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at Wr" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 175. Leonard was born 12th May 1914, and prior to the war he was a steel worker of Bassendean WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn as a private soldier. Unfortunately, he was Wounded and Died of those Wounds 2nd Dec 1942. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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