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Leonard Leishman WILKINSON

Regimental number21954
Place of birthMalvern Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Wilkinson, 14 Carpenter Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military service46th Infantry
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot V, Row J, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Helen Brown WILKINSON, "Wilmslow", 14 Carpenter Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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