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Austin Swain LESLIE

Regimental number5862
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressBonus Downs, Mitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Alfred Leo Leslie, 24 Great Buckingham Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Emilia LESLIE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Sivain.

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