City of Warrnambool Rowing Club (VIC)
Leo Gartlan was 21 and a half when he enlisted. His occupation was listed as a cabinet maker at Warrnambool Furnishing Company. Leo saw much action and was wounded in action on 4th November 1916 with a ‘mild’ gun-shot wound to the head. He recuperated in England before returning to the front in June 1917. He was taken on strength by the 11th Battalion but killed in action in France on 18th August 1917. His remains were never found.