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Leslie Clarence HOUSE

Regimental number8897
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolVictorian State School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o Mrs Connell, 213 Douglas Parade, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinH C House, 67 Kerr Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Leslie Charles
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death27.7
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 6), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth HOUSE, 72 Johnson Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1835A Gunner Richard Macedon House, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 21 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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