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Leslie Hurley


58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss E. Navin
  • Plaque: 255

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An accountant by trade, Leslie Thomas Hurley was 25 years old when he enlisted on the 12th of February 1916. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on the 4th of April 1916.
He was promoted Corporal on the 4th of March 1917. Leslie was wounded in action on the 26th of March 1917 and invalided to the U.K on the 13th of April with a gunshot wound to his left leg. On the 28th of October 1917, he rejoined his unit from wounded and was promoted to Sergeant on the 5th of November 1917.
On the 25th of April 1918, Leslie was wounded in action on a second occasion. He was invalided to the U.K on the 30th of April 1918 with gunshot wounds to his right shoulder. He returned to Australia on the 11th of February 1919 and discharged as medically unfit on the 28th of March 1919.

Tree No. 255

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour