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Leonard Charles ELIAS

Regimental number14286
Place of birthDover
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address'Yandilla', Henson Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Etta Mary Elias, 'Yandilla', Henson Stret, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Australian Wireless Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateDied of disease 29 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Leonard Earles
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBasra War Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 18), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Emma ELIAS; husband of Ella Mary ELIAS, 6 Carlton Crescent, Summers Hill, New South Wales. Native of London, England

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