Leslie Thomas George Hogan was born in Hobart, Tasmania and lived in Sandy Bay with his mother, Mary Hogan. Prior to his enlistment, he worked as a waiter. Leslie was enlisted in Claremont on the 15th of February 1915, at an age of 21 years and 7 months. On the 24th of May 1915, he embarked from Australia to Gallipoli, as part of Australian Army Medical Corps, in the 7th Field Ambulance. Then, on the 24th of February 1916 he was transferred to the 13th Field Ambulance. Leslie served in a wide range of places, including England, Gallipoli, and France. He was admitted to hospital a number of times before being deemed unfit due to synovitis in his right knee. He was discharged on the 25th of June 1918.
Researched by Sophie Leszczynski and unveiled with the Hon Elise Archer MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly