• The Honourable Craig Farrell MLC discusses his research about Private Leonard Templeton.

Private Leonard John Templeton, 21, was a farmer from the Horton College, Ross, in Tasmania, when he joined the 4th Machine Gun Company on 4 August 1916.  He embarked on the Ulysses on 25 October 1916.

Private Templeton served in France.  On 23 August 1918, he was admitted to hospital from a gunshot wound and suffered severe concussion.

Private Templeton was discharged on 13 April 1919 and returned to Australia.

Private Templeton was researched by the Honourable Craig Farrell MLC for the Frank MacDonald Memorial Study Tour 2014.

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