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Leslie Anderson HUNTER

Regimental number1403
Date of birth23 March 1892
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBeaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Hunter, Beaufort, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; left the district.
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Discharge date28 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 13 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 28 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 September 1978
Age at death86
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUNTER Leslie Anderson

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