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Leslie Harold ROSSITER

Regimental number4
Date of birth29 March 1887
Place of birthPort Albert, Victoria
SchoolYarram, Victoria (until 14 years)
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVictoria Barracks, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs E Rossiter, 54 Garden Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date30 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Discharge date25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lance Corporal Oscar ROSSITER, Regimental No. 3420, 4th Pioneer Battalion, returned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War Service: Middle East, Gallipoli, France, Western Front

Promoted Lance Corporal, 9 November 1915; Corporal, 22 November 1915; Tempory Sergeant, 22 March 1916; Regimental Sergeant Major, 11 May 1916

Returned to Australia on board 'Devon', disembarking 23 November 1918
Date of death29 October 1986
Age at death99
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney

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