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Leslie Albert BALE

Regimental number2277
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolSouth Granville Superior Public School, New South Wales
OccupationWood machinist
AddressEleanor Street, Granville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry Bale, Eleanor Street, Granville, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death13 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck (Plot I, Row S, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Frances Bale, "Westhaddon", Eleanor Street, Granville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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