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Leslie Herbert * REID

Regimental number714
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInsurance Inspector and accountant
Address'Locksley', Haverbrack Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H N Reid, 'Locksley', Haverbrack Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military service38th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date29 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 2 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll1st Air Mechanic
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Andrew Lambert REID, 51st Bn, killed in action, 10 June 1917.

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