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Leslie George DOWEL

Regimental number6244
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressJumbunna, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr H J Dowel, Jumbunna, South Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1375 Corporal Frederick Henry DOWEL, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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