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Leslie Edward WATSON

Regimental number2840
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address50 Bank Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFriend, J Hepburn, 50 Bank Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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