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Leslie Ambrose HARVEY

Regimental number5380
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address33 Lombard Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T P Harvey, 33 Lombard Street, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 5 years in the Junior Cadets
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret HARVEY, 33 LOmbard Street, Glebe, Sydney. Nataive of Sydney
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte Oswald Wolf, died in Sydney before embarking
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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