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Leslie  Trezise

Name on Board L Tresize
Name on Service
Leslie   Trezise
Enlistment Age 18
Occupation Cycle employee
Place of Birth South Yarra, Vic
Next of Kin John Paddy and Edith Trezise
Address 115 John St, North Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 16/03/1915
Service No. 298
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 10/05/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Euripides A14
Unit on Embarkation 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 14/03/1917
Unit on Death 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Bapaume, Somme Sector, France
Cemetery or Memorial Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Peronne, Picardie, France
Additional Information The surname of the Trezise brothers is spelt Tresize on the Honour Board. Leslie Trezise enlisted on 16 March 1915 at the age of 18 years and 8 months and younger brother, Reginald enlisted 12 months later, on 22 March 1916 at the age of 18. Brother, Pte Reginald Trezise, 59th Battalion was killed in action in France, 15/10/1917 An honour board was unveiled at the Newport Dispensary Hall for the Newport Tent I.O.R.  in December 1919.  The honour board, which was made of Australian blackwood, with fiddle-back panels, contained the names of 36 members, nine of whom had sacrificed their lives for their country, of which the Trezise were two.
Additional References Australian War Memorial Photo P08391.001 Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 13 December 1919, p2
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