Leslie Rupert CROUCH

Birthplace
Kaniva VIC
Resided
Dalby
Occupation
Farmer
Enlisted
18-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
23
Status
Single
Service No
3471
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
Embarked
03-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
April 1918
Notes

Brother of 119 Corporal Thomas Stanley Crouch.

 

Leslie Crouch arrived in France in June 1916. In August he was wounded in action and hospitalised in England. He re-joined his unit in April 1917 and a month later was wounded again and hospitalised in France. In September in Belgium he was wounded a third time and was ‘dangerously ill’ when admitted to Netley’s Royal Victoria Hospital. In April 1918 he returned to Australia and was discharged in November.

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