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Leonard MILES

Regimental number5406
Place of birthFrederickton, Macleay River, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Frederickton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressFrederickton, Macleay River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W G Miles, Frederickton, Macleay River, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingDoignes, France
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary MILES, Frederickton, Macleay River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3297 Corporal Albert COOPER MM, 47th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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