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Leslie Francis GILBERT

Regimental number7716
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
SchoolYoung District Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYoung, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. G. Gilbert, Wombat Street, Young, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Grace GILBERT, Wombat Street, Young, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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