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Leslie John BIRCHILL

Regimental number212
Place of birthKangaroo Flat, Victoria
OccupationState school teacher
AddressKangaroo Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Birchill, Kangaroo Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Decoration Militaire

'Considerable ability and fine leadership during operations South-East of Messines on 7th June, 1917.'
Recommendation date: 27 June 1917

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