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Leslie Baker CAWTHORNE

Regimental number729
Place of birthBraidwood New South Wales
OccupationStation hand
AddressWarialda Street, East Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Heath, East Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work at Messines on 7 June 1917.
Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 730 Pte Robert George CAWTHORNE, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 11 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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