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Leslie Gordon MESTON

Regimental number1720
Place of birthWoodburn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
Address73 Victoria Street, Lewisham, Sydney,NSW
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Alex. Meston, 73 Victoria Street, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDouve Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 15), Sailly-le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
86
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Janet MESTON, 73 Victoria Street, Lewisham, Sydney

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