Richard Leksman

AWM memorial panel 110

Born 1883

Place Vindava (Ventspils), Latvia

Ethnic origin Latvian

Religion Lutheran

Arrived at Australia
on 1913
per Inverlyon

Residence before enlistment Birkenhead, Port Adelaide, SA

Occupation Labourer

service number 4264
enlisted 5.06.1915
POE Keswick, SA
unit 27th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916
final fate KIA 5.11.1916
memorial 26 Villers-Bretonneux, France

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Digitised Red Cross wounded and missing file (AWM)

South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau file

Army pay file (NAA)

Roll of Honour (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

The late Private Leksman. - Chronicle, Adelaide, 1 September 1917, p. 40