Blake, Leslie Russell, MC (Captain, b.1890 - d.1918)

Accession Number 1DRL/0128
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Blake, Leslie Russell
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane, Enoggera, Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Egypt, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Sutton Veny, Western Front
Date made 1915-1918; 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/483
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to service of Captain Leslie Russell Blake MC, 105 Howitzer Battery, Royal Australian Artillery, Egypt, France 1915-1918. Collection includes copies of letters sent to his brother in Australia. Copies made by the Australian War Memorial 1928. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Captain Leslie Russell Blake, MC, 5 Brigade, Australian Field Artillery. Mentioned in Despatches. Died of wounds, France, 3 October 1918. Son of Thomas Henry and Maria Louisa Blake. Born at Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.