Leslie Harry GEEVES

Regimental number1603
Place of birthGeeveston, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mildred Geeves, Burnie, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in Boer War, Trooper in 1st Contingent.
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, England.
FateDied of disease 4 April 1916
Age at death35
Place of burialGreenwich Cemetery (Block 3, Plot C, Row Z, Grave No. 62), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Lily GEEVES, Burnie, Tasmania