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Leslie Percy BAXTER

Regimental number2233
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressGrong Grong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinUncle, J Thompson, Grong Grong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24/4/15 - 2nd Bn, 6th reinforcements. Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, 6/8/15.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C.6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 2nd Bn, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Reported missing, 7-14 August 1915.

Now, 22 January 1916, reported 'Killed in action, 6-9 August 1915.'

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BAXTER Leslie Percy

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