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Leslie Cook NEAL

Regimental number146
Date of birth4 July 1887
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
AddressBargo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.7
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William E Neal, Mountford Avenue, Guildford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date21 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, chest), Sydney, 21 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No N109745.
SourcesNAA: B2455, NEAL Leslie Cook

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