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Leslie James ADAMS

Regimental number6761A
Date of birth1897
Place of birthQueenstown, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinW.J. Adams, 90 Stawell Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1917
Place of enlistmentBurnley, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHerbecourt British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No 2), France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken on strength, 24th Bn, in the field, 26 April 1918.

Mortally wounded, 1 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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