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Leslie Wilfred BROWN

Regimental number6005
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroom
AddressHamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Brown, Wyndarra, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1672 Pte Henry Edward BROWN, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 27 August 1917; 42 Pte Allan BROWN MM, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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