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Leslie ATKINSON

Regimental number1933
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolGoolwa Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressGoolwa, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Jane Atkinson, Goolwa, South Australia
Enlistment date23 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1933A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateDied of disease 12 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Section O,Plot III, Row P, Grave 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry White and Louisa ATKINSON, Goolwa, South Australia; Wife: Elizabeth Jane ATKINSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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