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Leslie Marmaduke REAKES

Regimental number2209
Place of birthPeak Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressTomingley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G Reakes, Tullamore, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 February 1917
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5098 Pte Clarence Lancelot REAKES, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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