Leslie Stephen BOARDMAN

Regimental number4437
Place of birthSteiglitz, Victoria
SchoolJeeralang State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJeeralang Morwell, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Boardman, Jeeralang Morwell, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Date of death26 April 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialMoeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary Ellen BOARDMAN, Jeeralong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte James O'SHEA
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal