Leslie Francis OTTAWAY


OTTAWAY, Leslie Francis

Service Number: WX8105
Enlisted: 16 August 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: PERTH, WA, 8 December 1911
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, Syria, 6 July 1941, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN WX8105
16 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN WX8105, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 96. Leslie was born 8th Dec 1911, prior to the war he was a clerk of Youanmi WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn. Unfortunately, he was Killed In Action 6th July 1941. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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