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Leslie HAMPTON

Regimental number3848
Place of birthRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationIronworker
Address433 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hampton, 433 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 February 1917
Place of death or woundingContalmaison, Somme, France
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPeake Wood Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 8), Fricourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Elizabeth HAMPTON, "Leslie", 180 Hawthorn Parade, Haberfield, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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