We remember Walter Alexander Andrew Leslie

We remember Walter Alexander Andrew Leslie

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Madras India Source:9329127 3rd December 1893
1912
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Special Reserve Source:9329085 12th June 1912 - 9th June 1914
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9329085 10th June 1914 - 8th June 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9329085 9th June 1915 - 23rd December 1916
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9329085 1st January 1916
1916
hospitalisation He was shot through the shoulder in the early days of the battle, but refused to retire, and carried on in command of his platoon until the battalion was relieved forty-eight hours later. MC action Hospital/Institution Source:9329085 1916
1916
service British Army Acting Captain Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9329085 24th December 1916 - 25th January 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:9329085 25th January 1917 - 14th February 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9329085 15th February 1917 - 26th August 1917
1917
service British Army Acting Captain Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9329085 27th August 1917 - 18th January 1918
1917
appointments Adjutant, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards Source:9329085 27th August 1917 - 18th January 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:9329085 18th January 1918
1919
service Other Empire Force Lieutenant Egyptian Army Seconded from Scots Guards Source:9329085 30th September 1919 - 30th March 1920
1920
service Other Empire Force Captain Egyptian Army Seconded from Scots Guards Source:9329085 31st March 1920 - 13th December 1920
1920
service British Army Captain Seaforth Highlanders Source:9329085 14th December 1920 - 31st July 1927
1926
marriage Rosa Phyllis Leslie Source:9329127 1926 - September 1982
1927
appointments Adjutant, 4/5th Territorial Bn, Seaforth Hdrs Source:9329085 1st August 1927 - 30th November 1929
1927
service British Army Captain Seaforth Highlanders 4/5th Battalion Source:9329085 1st August 1927 - 29th November 1929
1929
service British Army Captain Seaforth Highlanders Source:9329085 30th November 1929 - 3rd April 1935
1935
service British Army Major Seaforth Highlanders Source:9329085 4th April 1935 - 16th September 1941
1941
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel 8125 Seaforth Highlanders Source:9329085 17th September 1941 - 30th March 1946
1946
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel 8125 Seaforth Highlanders Reserve of Officers Source:9329085 30th March 1946 - 3rd December 1948
1946
discharge Source:9329085 30th March 1946
1948
discharge Source:9329085 3rd December 1948
appointments Second in Command of Battalion, RGA Source:9329085
service Other Empire Force Cadet Officer Training Corps Bedford Grammar School Contingent Source:9329085
children Marjorie Leslie Source:9329127
education Bedford Grammar School Bedford United Kingdom Source:9329085
1982
death The Draft Nursing Home, Nairn United Kingdom Source:9329131 23rd December 1982
burial Clovenside Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Forres United Kingdom Source:9329131

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Alexander Andrew
Initials WAA
Last Name Leslie
Source 9329085
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Other Empire Force Officer Training Corps Bedford Grammar School Contingent Cadet
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Lieutenant
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Acting Captain
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Lieutenant
Other Empire Force Egyptian Army Seconded from Scots Guards Lieutenant
Other Empire Force Egyptian Army Seconded from Scots Guards Captain
British Army Seaforth Highlanders Captain
British Army Seaforth Highlanders 4/5th Battalion Captain
British Army Seaforth Highlanders Captain
British Army Seaforth Highlanders Major
British Army 8125 Seaforth Highlanders Lieutenant Colonel
British Army 8125 Seaforth Highlanders Reserve of Officers Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Special Reserve Second Lieutenant
British Army Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Acting Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjorie Leslie daughter
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rosa Phyllis Leslie wife 1926

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