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Leslie ROCKS

Regimental number2272
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSignalman (railway)
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, P Rocks, Public School, Kellyville near Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2271 Pte Patrick Bede ROCKS, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918.
Date of death10 May 1973
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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