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Leslie Shaw ELLIOTT

Regimental number5
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
School"The School", Moruit, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock exporter
Address1 Herbert Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 6.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMrs J M Elliott, Caw Street, Bay Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in South Africa.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRoseberry, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Transport)
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollNIG
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1916
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRue-Du-Bacquerot (13th London) Graveyard (Row E, Grave No. 9), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella ELLIOTT, Crows Nest Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death3 May 1916
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIOTT Leslie Shaw

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