Leslie Walter SARRE


SARRE, Leslie Walter

Service Number: V197980
Enlisted: 22 April 1942
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Works / Labour / Employment / 'Alien' Company/ies
Born: Fitzroy, Victoria, 11 May 1908
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Waiter/French polisher
Died: Died of Illness, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 26 September 1942, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria
Returned Solders gravesite - Darrell Sarre (son) buried with him.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

22 Apr 1942: Enlisted Private, SN V197980, Victoria
22 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V197980, Works / Labour / Employment / 'Alien' Company/ies
26 Sep 1942: Involvement Private, SN V197980, Works / Labour / Employment / 'Alien' Company/ies, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography contributed by Debra Pinch

"SARRE.—V197,980, Pte. Leslie Walter Sarre, died in Heidelberg Hospital, September 26, 1942.

My lips cannot say how I miss you, Leslie;

my heart cannot find words to say.—Inserted by his loving sisters, Lily and Alice, W.A." - from the Melbourne Age 26 Sep 1945 (nla.gov.au)