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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Roberts Drive
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Street Name: Roberts Drive
Name of Veteran: Leslie William Roberts
1920 -February 24, 2002
Rank: Stoker
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: Sept. 20, 1938 to May 28, 1941
Year of Visit/Dedication: October 1999
Veteran or Family Visit: Leslie Roberts and wife Edna
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Leslie William Roberts served on HMS Ajax for two and a half years, from September 1938 until May 1941. He also spent some time on HMS Achilles as an instructor.

Leslie and his wife Edna traveled from Australia for the 1999 reunion in the Town of Ajax.

Leslie died on February 24, 2002 in his hometown of Bega, a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia. He was eighty two years old.
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8581351470407 Longitude: -79.0691434658813
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Roberts Drive
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Roberts Drive


Street Name: Roberts Drive
Name of Veteran: Leslie William Roberts
1920 -February 24, 2002
Rank: Stoker
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: Sept. 20, 1938 to May 28, 1941
Year of Visit/Dedication: October 1999
Veteran or Family Visit: Leslie Roberts and wife Edna
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Leslie William Roberts served on HMS Ajax for two and a half years, from September 1938 until May 1941. He also spent some time on HMS Achilles as an instructor.

Leslie and his wife Edna traveled from Australia for the 1999 reunion in the Town of Ajax.

Leslie died on February 24, 2002 in his hometown of Bega, a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia. He was eighty two years old.