Leslie Alfred BEAL

Regimental number12/496
Date of birth1 August 1892
Place of birthEast Bellarine, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, H Beal, Cororoake via Colac, Victoria, Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Discharge date6 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Willochra', 15 July 1915; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service: gun shot wound, foot), 6 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death5 November 1969 Te Awamutua
Age at death77
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 22273746

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