|Place of birth||Foster Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Leeson, Alberton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Division Ammunition Column|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Work on 29 October 1917 near Zonnebeke.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On 29th October, 1917, whilst delivering ammunition to Batteries in the vicinity of ZONNEBEKE (east of YPRES) the party was heavily shelled. Notwithstanding, Driver LEESON, at great personal risk, succeeded in getting his team through the barrage and delivered the urgently required ammunition safely to its destination.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal