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Leslie Kenneth BROWNING

Regimental number85
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
AddressLlewellyn Street, Rhodes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs J S B Browing, Llewellyn Street, Rhodes, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24/3/1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led out a patrol, successfully engaged a strong paty of the enemy, and brought back most valuable information. He set a fine example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross and Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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