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Leslie John BLACKMAN

Regimental number13151
Place of birthMalvern, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephonist
AddressOsborne Avenue, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H Blackman, Osborne Avenue, East Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Malwa on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsCousins (First): 475 Pte James NEELY, 24th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916; 1593 Pte John NEELY, 7th Bn, killed in action, 8-9 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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