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Leslie Joseph EIG

Regimental number2357
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph messenger
AddressWooroorooka, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Fredrick John Eig, Wooroorooka, Queensland
Enlistment date9 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1829 Pte Frederick Charles EIG, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 2 July 1917; 3356 Pte David Cecil EIG, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 April 1919; 6661 Pte John EIG, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 September 1919.~

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