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Leslie Robert TELFER

Regimental number2124
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMount Gambier Public School, South Australia
OccupationFrench polisher
AddressMt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Robert Telfer, Helen Street, Mt Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date20 May 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Fleurbaix, France, 19 July 1916; invalided to 3rd Western General Hospital, Manchester; recovered and returned to duty. Wounded, second occasion, Villers-Bretonneux, 25 April 1918; invalided to Portsmouth, England; recovered and returned to duty, Hurdcott Camp.
Date of death12 April 1973

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