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Leslie Coulter

Lieutenant

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Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Distinguished Service Order

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Palustris
  • Planted By: Miss A. Whittle
  • Plaque: 781

Additional Info

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Biography

Leslie Jack Coulter DSO MID was born in Grenville. He was 26 years old, unmarried and a mining engineer when he enlisted from Claremont, Tasmania, on 1st December 1915. He was posted to the 3rd Tunneling Company, Australian Mining Corps. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for 'conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty '. He was Mentioned in Dispatches twice. He was killed in action near Loos, France, on the 29th June 1917. He is buried in the Hersin Communal Cemetery, France
Tree No. 781

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour