Little, John ‘Les’ Leslie Gordon

Personal Details

First nameJohn 'Les'
Middle nameLeslie Gordon
Date of birth07/05/1913
Place of birthBarcaldine, QLD
Date of death06/11/1982


Son of James Edward Little & Isabella Mary Agnes Pascoe m.05/11/1903

Place of death – Katherine Hospital NT
Place of burial – Timber Creek Cemetery NT

There was a write up on his death in a Northern Territory paper ‘The News’ Saturday 6th November 1982. His last wish was to be buried at Timber Creek. It had been closed for 51 years but permission was granted for his burial. His war service was remembered with a Flag draped coffin.

Husband of Lydia
Father of Joy

Information supplied by Pat Down [nee Little]

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1919

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service numberQX31956
Date of enlistment04/05/1942
Locality of enlistmentMuttaburra, QLD
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, QLD
Next of kinLydia Little
Date of discharge20/12/1943
Posting at discharge4 Aust Veh Pk W/Shop
Prisoner of war