Roll of Honour Leslie Joseph Fairbrother

Service number VX31121
Rank Private
Unit 2/21st Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 24 April 1944
Place of Death Ambon, Netherlands East Indies
Cause of Death Illness
Cemetery or Memorial Details Ambon War Cemetery, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Leslie Joseph Fairbrother's name is located at panel 46 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Leslie Joseph Fairbrother's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sat 24 June 2023 at 10:04pm
  • Mon 18 September 2023 at 7:06pm
  • Tue 19 December 2023 at 10:56pm
  • Thu 14 March 2024 at 1:05am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.