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Leslie Richard MERRITT

Regimental number1267
Place of birthMannum South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o James Merritt, Mannum, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Merritt, Mannum, South Australia
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
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 Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connections(Brother? Cousin?) 1271 Lance Corporal Joseph Charles MERRITT, 3rd Light Horse, died of disease, 12 October 1918.

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