Leslie John Whitbread


Died following a gun shot wound to his left shoulder, and pneumonia on 6/9/1916. He was Private 2439 48th Bn. Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force. Born at Allendale, Victoria, Australia, he was the son of Alfred and Elizabeth Whitbread, of Kapunda, South Australia. Buried at grave E. a. 18 (Y106) in the St. Joseph’s part of Sheffield (St. Michael’s) Roman Catholic Cemetery. He is also commemorated on Panel 147 in the commemorative area of the Australian War Memorial. His papers survive at the Australian Archives.

Sheffield (St. Michael’s) Roman Catholic Cemetery












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