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Leslie Seward BOOTH

Regimental number3016
Date of birth24 July 1898
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Percy Stevenson Booth, 'Clifton', George Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsWas a prisoner of war in the Blackforest. Re-enlisted in the 2nd World War. Promoted to Lieutenant. 2nd and 11th Garrison Battalion in Wollongong. Also stationed at North Head, Sydney. Was in the Signaller Division.
Date of death25 December 1959
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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