Photo of Leslie L. Thomas

Leslie L. Thomas

Lance Corporal

58th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: Mr. J. Gillies
  • Plaque: 683

Additional Info

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Biography

Leslie Lewis Thomas was born in Ballarat and enlisted there on 3rd May 1915. He was a woolen mill employee, 19 years old and a bachelor. He was allocated to the 58th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2446. Later he was promoted to Lance Corporal. On 25th September 1917 he was killed in action near Ypres, and buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium.
Tree No. 683

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour