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Leslie James HOCKEY

Regimental number5378
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolHornsdale Public School, South Australia
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Height5' 6.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinGuardian, W Hockey, Jamestown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21.7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Caltowie Methodist Church Roll of Honour, now located in Caltowie Cemetery, South Australia. Commemorated on Caltowie War Memorial Tablet, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HOCKEY Leslie James

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