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Leslie James WOOD

Regimental number9109
Place of birthPetersham New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressAshendon Street, Shepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Henry Wood, Shepparton, Victoria
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsPeake Wood Cemetery (Special Memorial Panel 2), Fricourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Shepparton Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Henry (d. 7 June 1929, aged 79; bu. Shepparton) and Helen WOOD
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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