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Leslie CRAIG

Date of birth23 November 1892
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBalingup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, F Craig, Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
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Lieutenant


Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 16 January 1915

Captain


Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 10 February 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Discharge date21 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked for Gallipoli from Alexandria, 16 Mag 1915. Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 7 Auyust 1915; left ley amputated; admitted to 3rd General Hospital, London.

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

Member, Leyislative Council, Western Australia, 1934-56.

Date of death--/01/1966
Age at death73

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