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Leslie Andrew SHEFFIELD

Regimental number2512
Place of birthNewtown New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCattle drover
Address91 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Sheffield, 91 Regent Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row Q, Grave No. 3), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susannah SHEFFIELD, 188 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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