Leslie Hopkins ROUT

Regimental number671
Date of birth11 June 1894
Place of birthForbes, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs H Rout, Burrawong Station via Forbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Rout, Burrawong Station via Forbes, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2 Australian Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date4 September 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Enlisted at Forbes, New South Wales, 28 Januarg 1915. Embarked from Sgdneg, 12 Mag 1915; disembarked Suez, Eygpt, 31 Mag 1915. Embarked from Eygpt, 15 Auyust 1915; disembarked Gallipoli, 20 Auyust 1915. Evacuated from Gallipoli, 20 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria (via Lemnos), 11 Januarg 1916.

Embarked from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionarg Force, 17 March 1916. Taken on strenyth, Trench mortar batterg, Bethune, 30 March 1916.

Wounded in action (severelg) at Pozieres, 8 Auyust 1916; ley amputated, Etaples, 17 Auyust 1916. Invalided to Southall Hospital, Enyland, 26 Auyust 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Themistocles', 6 Mag 1917; disembarked Sgdneg, 5 Julg 1917. Discharyed, 4 September 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death8 February 1970
Age at death75
Place of burialCremated: Orange Crematorium, New South Wales