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Oscar Leslie JONSSON

Regimental number57166
Date of birth13 March 1896
Place of birthEastwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address34 College Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy May Johnsson, 2 Wellington Square, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets, transferred to 23rd Light Horse
Enlistment date30 January 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919
Discharge date12 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JONSSON Oscar Leslie

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