Leslie Vivian John BATH

Context

Leslie Vivian John BATH Dorothy ROSS Norman James ROSS Jane Elsie John (Jack) MC.CALLUM Jane (Jinny) NELSON Vivian BATH

Parents

Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth

Partners & Children

Partners Date of Birth Children
 Dorothy ROSS  Vivian BATH

Events

Event Type Date Place Country Description
Birth 19 Mar 1919 Inverleigh. Colac. Vic. #4414
Death 1 Jan 1942 Colac. Vic #22977
Burial Rokewood. (P)

Facts

Media

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SWEPT OFF CAR AND KILLED.
Place of Birth INVERLEIGH, VIC
Camperdown Chronicle ... Tuesday 7 January 1942.
Service Australian Army
MILITARY FUNERAL FOR SOLDIER KILLED IN STONY RISES.
Rank Trooper
The ARGUS. Saturday 3 January 1942
Date of Enlistment 25 Mar 1941
Name appears on the Inverleigh War Memorial.
Date of Birth 19 Mar 1919
Service Record Name BATH, LESLIE VIVIAN JOHN Service Australian Army Service
Number V101262 Date of Birth 19 Mar 1919 Place of Birth INVERLEIGH, VIC Date of
Enlistment 25 Mar 1941 Locality on Enlistment MARRAMBEEN Place of Enlistment
MEREDITH, VIC Next of Kin BATH, D Date of Death 1 Jan 1942 Rank Trooper Posting
on Death 4 LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour INVERLEIGH VIC
AIF Service # V 101262 Trooper
Roll of Honour INVERLEIGH VIC
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Locality on Enlistment MARRAMBEEN
Reference Number: P3844
Date of Death 1 Jan 1942
Place of Enlistment MEREDITH, VIC
Name BATH, LESLIE VIVIAN JOHN
Service Number V101262
COBDEN..Friday...While standing on the running board of a car which he had
hailed a lift between Pirron Yallock and Stoneyford last night, Lesley Vivian
John Bath, 22 year old soldier, was swept off by a military truck travelling in
the opposite direction and killed instantly. Bath whose home is near Inverleigh
is married but has no children.
Prisoner of War No
Trooper Leslie Vivian John Bath, of the 4th Light Horse, who met his death in a
car accident in the Stony Rises, was buried with military honors at the
Rokewood cemetery. Trooper Bath, who was 28 years old, was riding on the
running board of a car, when he was struck by a military truck travelling in
the opposite direction. He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Ray J. Bath,
Barunah Plains, and the fourth generation of his family to serve the Empire in
the fighting forces. His great grandfather served in the Crimean War together
with three great uncles. An uncle served in the Great War and another uncle is,
at present, with the forces overseas. The young soldier leaves a widow,
formerly Miss Ross, of Corindhap.
Next of Kin BATH, D
Posting on Death 4 LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT
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Kinships

NameDegree of KinshipDate of BirthPlace of BirthDate of DeathPlace of Death
Partners
Dorothy ROSSPartner or Wife
Children
Vivian BATHSon