The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Rayner
First Name:
Leslie Robert
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9357
Company:
‘A’ Company
Enlisted:
30.10.1940
DOB:
26.02.1918
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Henry Richard Rayner
Mothers's Name:
Emily Rayner
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Memorial:
Kranji War Cemetery, Plot 2, Row E, Grave 6, Age 24.
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Place of Death:
2/13th Australian General Hospital
Date of Death:
27.02.1942

General Description

Soldier was buried at the Military Cemetery Changi on the main road approximately 70 yards north of the 13 mile peg and approximately 40 yards on the south side of the road, map reference 014188. Funeral service conducted by Senior Chaplain M. Jones A.I.F. Details were noted and left in a bottle at the head of the grave by Captain A.W. Thomas. Soldier had been wounded in action on 15.2.1942 at Buona Vista. Admitted to the 2/13th Australian General Hospital with shrapnel wounds to both legs, one leg being amputated.

L.R. Rayner

 

Hughes R Elliott J McDonald C Rayner L, Woodside SA
Hughes R Elliott J McDonald C Rayner L, Woodside SA

 

Murray L Raynor L Hughes R McDonald C McGhee A Noalunga Beach SA
Murray L Raynor L Hughes R McDonald C McGhee A,  Noalunga Beach SA

 

Frank Kirwin, Jim Elliott, Harold (Tony) Saw, Les Raynor
Frank Kirwin, Jim Elliott, Harold (Tony) Saw, Les Raynor
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