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Leslie Lewis THOMAS

Regimental number2446
Place of birthBallarat West, Victoria
SchoolRedan State School, Ballarat West, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarper
Address418 Raglan Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Thomas, 418 Raglan Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 71st Battalion, Citizen Military Forces, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XII, Row G, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary THOMAS, 427 Armstrong Street South, Ballarat West, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: returned to Australia.

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