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Lieutenant Leo Paul Little MC

February 1892
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
8/1/1916
Enlisted in the AIF, 37th Battalion, A Company, aged 24
1/5/1916
Promoted to Sergeant
3/6/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A34 Persic
25/7/1916
Disembarked at Weymouth, England
7/8/1916
AWL for one day - reprimanded and forfeit one day's pay
22/11/1916
Proceeding overseas to France
17/1/1917
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant
6/5/1917
Appointed Lieutenant
7/6/1917
Wounded in action during the Battle of Messines - gassed
Admitted to 24th general Hospital, Etaple, France
1/9/1917
Rejoined unit in the field
4/10/1917
Battle of Broodseinde Ridge - awarded the Military Cross
13/11/1917
Detached for duty with the 10th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Seconded for training with the Australian Flying Corps
1/2/1918
Joined No 1 RFC School, for instruction as a Flying Officer - appointed Cadet
22/5/1918
Posted to 5th Training Squadron, AFC
18/6/1918
Whilst a pilot under instruction he landed down wind and crashed badly
July 1918
Admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, England - traumatic synovitis right shoulder
12/10/1918
Transferred to the 38th Battalion but remained on secondment to the 5th Training Squadron, AFC
19/10/1918
Embarked for Australia
27/12/1918
Returned to Australia
19/8/1919
Appointment terminated
19/11/1956
Died in Melbourne, aged 64

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 19:06:28