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Leslie Neville BRETT

Regimental number610
Place of birthPort Fairy, Victoria
SchoolBallarat East Orphanage, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, A R W Brett, 52 Perth Street, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Leslie Neville Wilfred BRETT.Died at 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt.
FateDied of disease 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 256), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Blanche BRETT. Born at Port Fairy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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