Libbis, Leslie Fookes (9025)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 19 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 24 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 9025 view online service record

Address:
24 Nelson Street
Coburg, VIC

Next of Kin:
Sarah Ann Libbis (Mother)
24 Nelson Street
Coburg, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 28 January 1916
Ship: HMAT Themistocles A32
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 6th Field Ambulance – 9th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Sunday, 22 July 1917
Discharged: Monday, 24 December 1917


Leslie Fookes Libbis. Coburg Historical Society.

Leslie Fookes Libbis. Coburg Historical Society.

Leslie and his brother Bill attended Coburg State School and are included in the school’s soldiers’ book now held in the collection of the Coburg Historical Society.

William Thomas and Leslie Fookes Libbis from the Coburg State School Soldiers' Book. Coburg Historical Society.

William Thomas and Leslie Fookes Libbis from the Coburg State School Soldiers’ Book. Coburg Historical Society.

Comments

  1. Brian Membrey says:

    WW2 Service : Born 19 August, 1895, Port Melbourne, enlisted 16 April, 1940, served V83566, Private, Australian Army Medical Corps Details, locality on enlistment Parkdale, Attested Caulfield, NOK Edith Grace LIBBIS. Discharged unknown Parents at 225 Ross-street, Port Melbourne at the time of the brothers birth

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