Leslie Harry CAREY

Regimental number1098
Place of birthKooringa, South Australia
SchoolBurra Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Martha Ann Carey, Burra, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet.
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Morea on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAcidentally drowned.
FateAccidentally drowned 1 May 1917
Age at death22
Place of burialDeir El Belah War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 101) Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

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