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Leslie Marcus BRANDT

Regimental number6540
Date of birth7 July 1895
Place of birthMorgan, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOodla-Wirra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.5"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Brandt, Oodla Wirra, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets (81st Infantry); transferred to Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6540A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Discharge date14 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 10 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: gun shot wounds, back and legs), 14 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 May 1977
Age at death81
Place of burialRSL Walls, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRANDT Leslie Marcus

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