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Norman Leslie STEELE

Regimental number240
Place of birthKew Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressDenmark Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Philip John Steele, Denmark Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military service22nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, B Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War 20 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip John and Johanna Albertina STELE, 195 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria

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