Walter Leslie (Indian Army officer)
|Sir Walter Leslie|
|Commands held||Lahore District|
Leslie was commissioned into the Royal West Kent Regiment in February 1896 and took part in the Siege of Malakand in July 1897 before transferring to the Indian army and the 40th Pathans in September 1898 and then again to the 31st Punjabis in December 1900. He served in World War I and then subsequently in the Third Anglo-Afghan War in 1919. He commanded a column in operations against the Waziris in 1920 and then became Director of Military Operations at Army Headquarters, India in 1923. He went on to be Deputy Adjutant-General and Director of Personal Services in India in 1924, Deputy Quartermaster General in India in 1927 and Commander of Lahore District in 1928. His last appointment was as Adjutant-General, India in 1932 before retiring in 1936.
In retirement Leslie became colonel of the 2nd battalion 16th Punjab Regiment.
Sir Norman MacMullen
| Succeeded by|
Sir John Brind