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Leslie Cyril SANDO

Date of birth13 March 1888
Place of birthSt Peters South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressEsplanade, Henley Beach, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy Kent Sando, Esplanade, Henley Beach, South Australia
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 26 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Train


Unit: 4th Division Train
Promotion date: 3 November 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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