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Leslie Arthur EYRES

Regimental number6009
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHigginstown, via Daylesford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C. Eyres, Higginstown, via Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date27 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Conspicuous gallantry during operations south-east of Messines, on 7 June 1917.'
Recommendation date: 16 June 1917

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 5080 William Charles EYERS, 58th Bn, died of wounds, 27 March 1917, France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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