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Leslie John ACKROYD

Regimental number71
Place of birthBradford, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressCootamundra PO, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Harriett Broughton, 255 Otley Road, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 22 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Heavy Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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