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Leslie Bede WEAVER

Regimental number2484
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
Address162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 2.5"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, S J Weaver, 162 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Discharge date23 August 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4478 Pte Harold Edward WEAVER, 3rd Australian Generakl Hospital, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916;
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 23 November 1915; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 11 December 1915.

Transferred to 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 23 January 1916 (rheumatism: mild); discharged to duty, 15 February 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 7 March 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, 16 March 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Runic', 11 April 1916; discharged, Sydney (medically unfit: chronic neuritis), 23 August 1916.

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

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