Regimental number1257
Date of birth1 April 1891
Place of birthTungamah, Victoria
Address140 Alma Road, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.25"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Carbarns, 140 Alma Road, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Discharge date8 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 8 January 1920.

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

Postwar played 19 games for St Kilda Football Club and 12 games for Hawthorn Football Club.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as CARTARNS.
Date of death3 May 1970
Age at death79
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARBARNS Leslie