|Place of birth||Middlesex England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||43 Gordon Road, Ilford, Essex, England|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Grandparent, Elizabeth Holderness, 43 Gordon Street, Ilford, Essex, England|
|Place of enlistment||Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Joined Bn, Gallipoli, 5 May 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 12 August 1915 (gastro-enteritis), and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros; to Malta, 21 August 1915, and admitted to St George's Hospital (diarrhoea); transferred to All Saints Hospital, 31 August 1915; discharged 'fit for active service', 30 November 1915.
Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 15 December 1915 (injury to toe); transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 28 December 1915; to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 3 February 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, 7 February 1916.
Admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 12 May 1916 (myocarditis); transferred to British Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 27 May 1916; to No 3 Australian General Hospital, 7 July 1916 (disordered action of the heart).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Seang Boon', 17 July 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 24 September 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HOLDERNESS Leslie Harold|