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Leonard Seidel FINDLAY

Regimental number10606
Place of birthAscot Vale Victoria
SchoolFlemington State School, Victoria
Address21 Boundary Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Findlay, 21 Boundary Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines Battle, Belgium
Age at death22.7
Place of burialStrand Militry Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louisa Clara FINDLAY, Queen Street, Altona Bay, Victoria, and the late John FINDLAY. Native of Melbourne, Victoria

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