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Leslie Blackman

Private

5th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Angustifolia Oxycarpa
  • Planted By: Miss N. Leigh
  • Plaque: 798

Additional Info

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Biography

Leslie Blackman was drafted to the 5th Infantry Battalion with Regimental No.3234 when he enlisted from Ballarat North on 6th July 1915. He had been born at Miners Rest, and was 30 years old, single and employed as a blacksmith. His battalion was in the frontline trenches when he was killed on 29th June 1916. He is buried in Berk's Cemetery at Ploegsteert, France.รก
Tree No. 798

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour