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Leslie Harold GATCUM

Regimental number25053
Place of birthKangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolNormal School and Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRiver Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Gatcum, River Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets, Warwick, Qld
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
FateKilled in Action 12 September 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. II), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma GATCUM, New Farm, Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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