Private Evan McLeod

Service number 2680, 262
Birth Date 1899-06-19
Birth Place United Kingdom: Scotland
Death Date 1917-04-02
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 51st Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private Evan McLeod (2680, 51st Battalion) was  born in Wester Moffat, Airdrie, Scotland. He came to Australia at the age of 15, and was working as a seaman when he enlisted at Fremantle, WA, in June 1916.  Evan was killed in action during an attack on Noreuil, France, on 2 April 1917. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France. Evan was aged 17 years 10 months.



Date of birth 19 June 1899
Date of enlistment 26 June 1916
Date of embarkation 10 October 1916
Date of death 02 April 1917