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Leslie Andrew PARK

Regimental number950
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressAugusta Road, Marylands, St. Peter's, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Maria Park, Augusta Road, Maylands, St. Peter's, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsFirst cousins: 1109 Pte William Wallace PARK, 8th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915; 3561A Sapper John White PARK, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australian, 7 February 1919; 6684 Pte James PARK, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; 2253 Pte Wallace PARK, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915;
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death26 August 1955
Age at death65
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 14, Grave no. 65), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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