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Leslie William WARD

Regimental number501
Place of birthAniess St, Carlton, Victoria
SchoolSurrey Hills State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlasterer
AddressSurrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinCharles Phillip Ward, Guildford Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 19 March 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29.10
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave 14), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles P and Alice WARD.

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