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Leslie Joseph LAKEMAN

Regimental number2712
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
SchoolHay (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationReceiving clerk
Address7 Ford Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Lakeman, 90 William Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 2A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Hannah LAKEMAN, 90 William Street, North Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Hay, New South Wales

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