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Leslie Ernest WELLS

Regimental number2089
Place of birthWalcha New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Wells, Ashford, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2682 Pte Oswald Henry WELLS, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 April 1978

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