Leslie joined the 4th Queen’s Own Hussars in September 1935 and in November 1936 was transferred to the 14th/20th King’s Hussars with whom he remained until joining the 8th King’s Royal Irish Hussars in December 1944.

He was released in September 1947.

He was brought back into the Regimental Association by Mr Jimmy Knill and Mr Reg Scrugham.

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