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Regimental number3925
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEnfield, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amelia Jane Borowski, Emila Street, Enfield, South Australia
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Leo Phillip BOROWSKI. Enlisted December 1914. Taken on strength, 24th Bn, 7 May 1915. Returned to Australia, 9 September 1915. Re-embarked, 21 September 1916, with 32nd Bn, 9th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 9 July 1917.
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Date of death28 March 1918
Age at death31
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension, France (also listed : Henencourt Wood Cemetery Memorial)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Seven Hills Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Jacob (d. 24 May 1920, aged 75; bu. Seven Hills) and Paulina (d. 5 June 1942, aged 91; bu. Seven Hills)BOROWSKI
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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