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Leslie Ernest STOKES

Regimental number5736
Place of birthRiverstone, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher's labourer
AddressLa Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, E Stokes, La Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularTransferred from 3rd to 53rd Battalion.
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 14), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Amelia STOKES. Native of New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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