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Leslie Robert BROWNE

Regimental number6518
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
AddressHamitlon, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L V Browne, Allen Street, Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Robert spelt Roberts
Discharge date17 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 17 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1966
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROWNE Leslie Robert

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