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William Leslie Charles MANUEL

Regimental number1388
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
SchoolRichmond State School, Victoria
Address376 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Lweir, 367 Brunswick Road, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date29 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Traffic Control Detachment
FateDied of wounds 24 August 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row D, Grave No. 7), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary MANUELL (as spelt)
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law to Pte George Thomas Weir.

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