Topic: AIF - 4B - 11 LHR
11th LHR, AIF
11th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Address: Mareeba, Queensland.
Commemoration details: Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine.
Embarkation Age: 19.
Embarkation Roll number: 10/16/1.
Embarkation Unit name: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron.
Enlistment date: 31 December 1914.
Fate: Killed in Action 15 October 1916.
Marital status: Single.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Next of kin: Mrs Finn, Mareeba, Queensland.
Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial: 8.
Place of burial: No known grave.
Place of death: Maghara, Sinai Peninsular, Egypt.
Rank at death: Trooper [Tpr].
Rank from Nominal Roll: Private.
Rank on enlistment: Private.
Regimental number: 308.
Unit from Nominal Roll: 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment.
War Grave Register notes: 308 Trooper Jack LESWELL. 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment. 15th October 1916. Age 21. Son of Mary H. Finn (formerly Leswell), of Mareeba, Queensland, and the late Robert Leswell.
Lest We Forget
National Archives Service File.
Embarkation Roll, AWM8, Class 10, Light Horse.
Nominal Roll, AWM133, Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad, 1914-1918 War.
Roll of Honour, AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
CWGC files, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Debt of Honour Register.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Citation: 11th LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Jack Leswell