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Leslie SMITH

Regimental number180
Place of birthBlackburn, Lancashire, England
SchoolHigher Grade School, Blackburn, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressH Modern, Vavosa, Perouse Road, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, F Smith, 81 Dunville Road, Blackburn, England
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingVelu, near Bapaume, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Emily SMITH, 83 Granville, Road, Blackburn, England

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