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Leslie Clive LAKE

Regimental number5733
Place of birthMittagong, New South Wales
Place of birthNumba, New South Wales
SchoolNumba Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressNimba, via Nowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T A Lake Public School, Nimba, via Nowra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Special Memorial C.4.), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice LAKE, Broadwater, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of Cyril E Lake. Served in Belgium. Educational Instructor in Belgium after ...
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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