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Leonard Christopher TRAVERS

Regimental number6406
Place of birthAustralind, Western Australia
SchoolAustralind State School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Travers, Australind, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and May TRAVERS, Australind, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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