|Place of birth||Preston, Victoria|
|Other Names||Alan Leslie|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||4 Melton Street, Preston, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, C Cadman, 4 Melton Street, Preston, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Work at Broodseinde Ridge on 4 October 1917.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty. On 4.10.17 during the attack on BROODSEINDE RIDGE he acted as a runner and carried despatches from his Company Commander for a considerable length of time. Although the shelling was intense, he showed no hesitation but willingly worked at this important duty until completely exhausted. His courage and devotion to duty were quite exceptional.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
War service: Western Front
Wounded in action, 5 August 1916; evacuated to England; rejoined unit, 25 March 1917. Wounded in action, second occasion (gas), 23 July 1918; rejoined unit, 27 November 1918. Married Doris Ethel HEMMINGS, 28 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia, 21 December 1919; discharged, 12 May 1920.Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|