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Leslie James DICKINSON

Regimental number5
Place of birthWilloughby, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressBlenheim, Gerard Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height6' 0"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Dickinson, Blenheim, Gerard Street, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets, 18 months in the Citizen's Military Force and 4 months in the Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Brigade Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date16 April 1919
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, DICKINSON Leslie James

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