World War 11 Casualties
Lewis Leslie Raymond
Leslie Raymond was born 269 Murray Street Hobart to Victoria Irene Pearl Lewis 21st November 1917
He enlisted on the 22nd May 1934 and his rank was a leading seaman.
Service: Royal Australian Navy Service Number:19988
November 1941, following a battle with the German raider, HSK Kormoran
The loss of the Sydney with its full war complement of 645 remains to this day Australia’s worst ever naval disaster and one of its greatest wartime mysteries..The only confirmed relics found were a lifebelt and a Carley life float damaged by shellfire
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