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Blanchard Leslie GARNETT

Regimental number231
Place of birthAlexandria, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLift driver
Address524 King Street, Newtown
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.11
Height5' 1.5"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinMother, Isabel Garnet, 524 King Street, Newtown
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Irish Rifles, Citizen Military Forces; resigned to join the AIF.
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Discharge date17 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Prinz Ludwig', 9 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 17 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Blanchan Leslie GARNET.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GARNETT Blanchard Leslie

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