Llewellyn Weston Claude (Lynn) LEAK

Poppy

LEAK, Llewellyn Weston Claude

Service Numbers: Officer, 1593
Enlisted: 19 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Unley, South Australia, 12 February 1887
Home Town: Upper Sturt, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Unley Public School
Occupation: Audit Clerk (S.A.R)
Died: Died of Wounds, Peronne, France, 4 September 1918, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery
Plot IX, Row A, Grave No.6
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide North Adelaide Cycling Club Roll of Honor, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, District of Upper Sturt Honour Board 1, District of Upper Sturt Honour Board 2, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
30 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Melbourne
4 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 27th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne
Date unknown: Involvement SN 1593, 27th Infantry Battalion

Help us honour Llewellyn Weston Claude Leak's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography

Brother of 2905 Lce-Cpl. Hugh Phillips Leak (/explore/people/106322) who was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 05 Aug 1916

 

"IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE

LEAK.—In fond and loving memory of our dear husband and father, Lieut. L. W. C. Leak, who died of wounds in France on the 4th September, 1918.

"Too dearly loved to lie forgotten." —Ever remembered by his loving wife and little son.

LEAK.—In loving memory off our dear son and brother-in-law, Lieut. L. W. C. Leak, who died of wounds in France on the 4th September, 1918.

"Sadly missed." —Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. D. Evans and family. 

LEAK.—In loving remembrance of Lieut. Llewelyn (Lynn) W. C. Leak, 27th, A.I.F., who paid the supreme sacrifice on the field of honour on the 4th September, 1918.—Inserted by S. Win wood and family, Unley.

LEAK.—In fond remembrance of our dear Lynn   (Lieut. L. W. C. Leak, 27th Battalion, D. Company), who died of wounds, on the 4th September, 1918.—Inserted by his loving father, mother, and sister, also aunts, S. A., A., and E. M. W." - from the Adelaide Observer 06 Sep 1919 (nla.gov.au)

 

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

 

Read more...