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Leo Edgar SOLOMAN

Regimental number15218
Place of birthLongford, Tasmania
SchoolC of E Grammar School, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressLongford, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E.E. Soloman, Longford, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt SOLOMON
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row E, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Elizabeth SOLOMON (as spelt), Longford, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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