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Leslie Charles CRACKNELL

Regimental number6072
Place of birthPicton, New South Wales
SchoolWoonona Superior Public School, New South Wales
AddressMain Road, Woonoona, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Cracknell, Main Road, Woonona, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death23
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 14), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Emily CRACKNELL, Main Road, Woonona, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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