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Leslie Campbell BOAK

Regimental number1919
Place of birthYendon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
AddressYendon via Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A Boak, Yendon via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1665
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Family/military connectionsFather: 3069 Pte Alexander Campbell BOAK, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917; Brothers: 2340 Lance Corporal Alexander John BOAK, 24th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 7207 Pte William James BOAK, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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