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Robert LESTER

Regimental number1723
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address45 New Elves, Durham, City
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Hayton, 45 New Elves, Durham, City
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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