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Leslie Reed LANGTRY

Regimental number626
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
SchoolHigh School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBenalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSamuel Langtry, Benalla, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 yrs with 8th L Horse Benalla.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A43 Barunga on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 December 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPotijze chateau Grounds Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 29), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Louisa LANGRRY, Moulamein, New South Wales. Native of Nhill, Victoria
Family/military connectionsElder brother Pte Winton M Langtry.

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