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Leslie Raymond POUNTNEY

Regimental number643
Place of birthPort Macquarie New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressPort Macquarie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAlfred E Pountney, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 28 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 30), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Charlotte POUNTNEY, Port Macquarie, New South Wales

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