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Leslie Charles WHITFELD

Date of birth23 October 1881
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAnglesea Barracks, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Rose Whitfield, Anglesea Barracks, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceAAVC
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameBrigade 2 Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/2/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: OC Australian Veterinary Hospital
Promotion date: 27 January 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

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