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Leslie Herbert IRWIN

Regimental number817
Date of birth1 May 1898
Place of birthWickham, New South Wales
SchoolWickham Public School, New South Wales
OccupationBank clerk
AddressFleming Street, Wickham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Henry Irwin, Fleming Street, Wickham, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Newcastle West branch, 17 September 1914.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Armentieres, France, 14 January 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 197.

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