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Leslie Alfred DIGHT

Regimental number3756
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarman
Address4 Mary Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R J Dight, 4 Mary Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHermies British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert James and louisa Elenor DIGHT, 4 Mary Street, Hawthorn, Victoria. Born at West Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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