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Leonard Angus Eliot EASTMAN

Regimental number3578
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank Clerk
AddressUnderwood via Lilydale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 8.5"
Weight115 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Eastman, Underwood via Lilydale, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date16 June 1917
Place of enlistmentScottsdale, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919
Date of death5 October 1920
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: M.A. and Edith Jane EASTMAN
Discharge date12 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 17 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1919, for onward travel to Tasmania; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service
Date of death5 October 1920
Age at death21
SourcesNAA: B2455, EASTMAN Leonard Angus Eliot

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