|Place of birth||Raywood, Victoria|
|School||Raywood State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Eeeles, Dingee, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the 17th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Light Horse|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Listed on Raywood State School No 1844 Honor Roll ('Humanity called, the response was great'), Raywood Hall, Victoria. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915.
Admitted to 1st australian Casualty Clearing AStation, 9 July 1915 (pyrexia); transferred to Military Hospital, Valetta, Malta, 31 July 1915; to England, 18 August 1915, and admitted to Military Hospital, Lewisham, London SE, 26 August 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from England, 5 March 1916.
Taken on strength, D Squadron, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 10 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 17 June 1916.
Taken on strength, 2nd Anzac Mounted Regiment, 7 July 1916.
Admitted to 3rd New Zealand Field Ambulance, 16 December 1916 (bronchitis); discharged to unit, 18 December 1916 (influenza).
Detached to Anti-Aircraft Section, 2nd Anzac Corps, 11 April 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 2 May 1917.
On leave, 21 May 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 6 June 1917.
Detached to Anti-Aircraft Section, 2nd Anzac Corps, 21 June 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 9 September 1917.
Detached to Observation Party, 2nd Anzac Corps, 3 October 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 9 October 1917.
Detached to Anti-Aircraft Section, 2nd Anzac Corps, 20 November 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 29 November 1917.
Detached to 2nd Anzac Salvage Company, 5 December 1917.
Admitted to 99th Field Ambulance, 9 December 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to 2/2 Northumbrian Field Ambulance, 11 December 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 16 December 1917.
Detached to Anti-Aircraft Section, 22nd Corps, 3 January 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 10 January 1918.
On leave to England, 14 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 29 January 1918.
Detached to Anti-Aircraft Section, 22nd Corps, 22 February 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 1 March 1918.
Wounded in action, 3 April 1918 (gas shell), and transferred to 1/2 West Riding Field Ambulance; to 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 3 April 1918; to Ambulance Train, 4 April 1918, and admitted to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux; to No 10 Convalescent Depot, Ecault, 11 April 1918; to 25th General Hospital, Boulogne, 12 April 1918 (scabies); to 5th Rest Camp, Boulogne, 17 April 1918; to Base Depot, 21 April 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 4 May 1918.
Admitted to 306th Field Ambulance, 31 May 1918 (influenza); transferred to 64th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 June 1918; to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne, 9 June 1918; to 7th Convalescent Camp, Boulogne, 23 June 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin: trench fever); to Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 2 July 1918; to Base Depot, 20 July 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 9 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Taranto, Italy, 8 October 1918; transhipped at Suez to HT 'Port Sydney; disembarked Melbourne, 2 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 31 January 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||72|
|Place of burial||Eaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, EELES Leslie James|