Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Leslie Charles Gumley

Leslie GumleySerial Number and Rank:  513, Trooper and 3544 (AFC)
Birth:  Milton 1893
Parents: Oliver Franklin and Susan Gumley nee Hewitt
Enlisted:  North Coast 25 August 1914
Occupation: Butcher
Next of Kin:  Father. Oliver Gumley of Newrybar, Richmond River NSW
Service: 2nd Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron and Australian Flying Corps, May 1918 Reinforcement.

Sailed for Egypt September 1914. Leslie Charles Gumley served with the 2nd Light Horse, transfer to the Gun section at Gallipoli. Wounded 6 April 1915 going into hospital at Malta.
RTA May 1916.  badgeaifww1He re-enlisted in January 1918 (3544) serving with the Australian Flying Corp as an air mechanic. RTA 22 September 1919
Marriage:  Laura Margaret C Dugeon 22 September 1922 Bangalow
Honour Rolls:  Milton Public School
Milton Congregational Church
Leslie also served in WW2.
Brother – Norman Gumley served in WW1

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