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Carl William LESCHKE

Regimental number2808
Date of birth19 December 1891
Place of birthOakland, South Australia
SchoolOakland Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressOakbank, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Lesche, Oakbank, South Australia
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Discharge date28 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Lemnos, Western Front

Wounded in action, Bullecourt, France, 6 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Curl William LESCHE.

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