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Leonard PERKS

Regimental number726
Place of birthBromsgrove England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressThe Grange, Cobden, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edwin Perks, Marsden Road, Redditch, Worcestershire, England
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr E. and Mrs B. PERKS, 75 Marsden Road, Redditch, England

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