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Leslie Montgomery PROWD

Regimental number3223
Place of birthOakleigh Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressWelshpool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Prowd, Poplar Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row D, Grave No. 8A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine PROWD, 19 Poplar Street, Caulfield, Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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