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Leslie Alexander RICHARDS

Regimental number2231
Place of birthBungwahal New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressImperial Hotel, Clifton, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinUncle, Mr William George Paterson, Police Station, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 29), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret Murray RICHARDS. Native of Bungwahl, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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