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Leslie John ABBERTON

Regimental number3337
Date of birth1896
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJunior porter
Address30 Bridge Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinAunt, Mrs M McLachlan, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied of wounds 30 November 1917
Age at death21
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 151), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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