Corporal Leslie Stevens, 38th Batallion Australian Infantry
by Stan Anderson
Leslie Stevens was a Corporal in the 38th Batallion Aust. Infantry (Service No. 1305).
He enlisted at Nagambie 12th Feb. 1916 and was killed in action on Thursday 25th Jan. 1917. He is buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery Armentieres, France. Grave Reference/Panel No III.D.27. I visited his grave 16/4/2010.
His enlistment papers show he was teaching at Ryanston Sth Gippsland.
First World War Embarkation Roll - Leslie Alan Stevens
Service number: 1305
Roll title: 38 Infantry Battalion (June 1916)
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Date of embarkation: 20 June 1916
Place of embarkation: Melbourne
Ship embarked on: HMAT Runic
Ship number: A54
Photos: Leslie Alan Stevens Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Leslie Alan Stevens KIA - original grave