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George Leslie REEVES

Regimental number6874A
Place of birthBoort, Victoria
SchoolSebastopol School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressSebastopol, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. A. Reeves, Yarrowee Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Previous military service71st Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date24 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1917
Place of enlistmentBallarat, 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
FateKilled in Action 12 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFramerville, France
Age at death22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row F, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Albert and Annie REEVES.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 29863 Sergeant C.H. Reeves, enlisted in New Zealand, died of wounds, 12 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, REEVES George Leslie

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