Leslie Athol DRAYTON

Regimental number6737
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSpotswood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs A P Drayton, Spotswood, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row F, Grave No 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fredrick William and Annie Stewart DRAYTON; Wife: A.P. Drayton, 20 Watt Street, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal