"Loved in Life, honoured in Death, cherished in Memory"
Enlisted on his 18th birthday, left Australia on HMA Transport 'City of London' on 21 st September 1915 and disembarked in Egypt. He then proceeded to Lemnos Island to join his Battalion, but found on his arrival that it had evacuated from Gallipoli. For some time after returning to Egypt he was ill in hospital, and on his recovery took part in the defence of the Suez Canal. He then volunteered as a Machine Gunner, and was among the first Lewis Gunners to each France, where he was with the First Division in the famous battle of Pozieres. He made the supreme sacrifice. One of his comrades wrote of him 'No matter how weary, his sense of duty was so keen that he was one of the first to step out when volunteers were called for'.
LEANE, Arnold Harry
Service no 1055
Born 26 January 1896 at North Shields, SA
Son of Ernest Albert LEANE and Martha nee BOSWELL
Of 158 O'Connell St., North Adelaide
Occupation prior to enlistment Driver
Enlisted 24 May 1915 at Keswick, SA
Killed in action 05 November 1916
Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Courtesy of Douglas Paterson
LEAR, Percival Alfred
Service no 1029
3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born 27 December 1891 at Hundred of Hall, SA
Son of Thomas Foster LEAR & Matilda Jane nee SCHNAARS
Of Yalunda Float, Tumby Bay, SA
Occupation prior to enlistment Farmer
Enlisted on 4 January 1915 at Oaklands, SA
Embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Borda on 23 June 1915
Served in Gallipoli and Egypt
Returned to Australia on 29 September 1916 per 'Ascanius'
LEHMANN, Ludwig Herman
Service no 1889
4th Australian Divisional Supply Column.
Enlisted as Lewis Harry LEEMAN
Born Tanunda, SA
Son of W LEEMAN
Of Taunuda, SA
Occupation prior to enlistment Blacksmith, SA
Enlisted 13 December 1914 in Melbourne, Vic.
Served in France
Returned to Australia 25 December 1918 per 'Port Lyttleton'