Leslie Harold Fankhauser1

#26093, b. 11 January 1903, d. 2 December 1982

From his army enlistment file

Individual's Timeline

Birth11 January 1903Leslie Harold Fankhauser2,3
Death of Father2 December 1949Henry Fankhauser4,5
ProbateFebruary 1950Henry Fankhauser
Death of Mother5 June 1951Anna Amelia Aumann6,5
ProbateJuly 1951Anna Amelia Aumann7
Death2 December 1982Leslie Harold Fankhauser1,3

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Religion: Leslie was of the Methodist faith.3
  • Occupation: Leslie was a bricklayer.

Military Career

Records show that Leslie Harold Fankhauser served in the armed forces. Leslie joined the army in 1941 when he was almost 39. He was married with 3 childremn, and was working as a bricklayer's foreman. He served in the Solomon Islands and in Darwin, and was discharged at the end on 1945. At the time of his discharge he was a Corporal.

Children of Leslie Harold Fankhauser and Yule Marjorie Gibbs

  • Boyd Graeme Fankhauser
  • Lesla Margaret Fankhauser8


  1. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, 1988/29348.
  2. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: FANKHAUSER
    Given Names: Leslie Harold
    Event: B
    Sex: M
    Spouse Surname/Father: Hy
    Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Anna AUMANN
    Age Code:
    Birth Place: NEERIM
    Death Place:
    Year: 1903
    Reg. Number: 5163.
  3. Various various, by unknown photographer, Title
         FANKHAUSER LESLIE HAROLD : Service Number - VX67906 : Date of birth - 11 Jan 1903 : Place of birth - NEERIM EAST VIC : Place of enlistment - ROYAL PARK VIC : Next of Kin - FANKHAUSER YULE
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         1939 - 1948
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         29 Oct 2010
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         04 Sep 2002.
  4. Victorian BDM on line, online http://online.justice.vic.gov.au, from the digger disc at LaTrobe Library death 13414.
  5. Victorian Index to Wills, Probate and Administration Records 1841-1925, online http://prov.vic.gov.au
  6. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, 1951/6058.
  7. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 21 April 1952 Page 13

    After the expiration of fourteen dav from the publication of tis application will be made to the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria .....that PROBA1E of the WILL (dated the 2nd day of June 1928) and sole Codicil thereto (dated the 4th day of June 1951) of ANNA FANKHAUSER late of 17 Medwav street Box Hill in the said State widow in the said Will described as married woman granted to Leslie Harold Fankhauser of Elgar Road Box Hill bricklayer the executor appointed by the said codicil in lieu of the executors named In the said will. Dated the eleventh day of July 1951. LESLIE F RUSSELL 615 Station street Box Hill solicitor for the applicant.
  8. Trove Digitised Newspapers, Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 8 January 1940 Page 2

    Fankhauser, nee Gibbs (Marjorie). On December 17, at Gippsland Hospital Sale, to Marjorie, wife of Les Fank hauser-a daughter (Lesla Margaret).