|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Grant's Coffee Palace, Hindley Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Grandparent, Mrs Ruth Ash, 4 Arthur Place off Surflen Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 8 months in the Senior Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/14/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Joined Reinforcements Camp, Moascar, from Australia, 21 December 1917.
Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 16 March 1918.
Detached to Soldiers' Club, Kantara, 5 April 1918.
Marched in to 9th Light Horse Regiment, Ludd, 22 June 1918.
Admitted to Anzac Rest Station, 22 August 1918; transferred to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, Jerusalem, 23 August 1918; transferred to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 August 1918; to 47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 24 August 1918; to 44th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 12 September 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 12 September 1918 (malaria); to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, 4 October 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, 19 October 1918 (malaria); to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, 27 October 1918; rejoined 9th Light Horse Regiment, 30 November 1918.
Found guilty, 6 February 1919, of contravening General Routine Order 360 para. 3226, viz. being in a brothel: deprived of 14 days' pay.
Rejoined 9th Light Horse Regiment, 2 July 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 September 1919.
War service: 2 years 137 days (of which 1 year 261 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||51|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 7, Grave 34), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ASH Harold Leslie|