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Leslie Charles CAVELL

Regimental number885
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address145 The Parade, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E.C. Cavell, 194 Brunswick Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No.10), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Edith CAVELL, 6 Florence Street, Essendon, Victoria

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