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Leslie George FUSSELL

Date of birth3 November 1883
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBank clerk
Addressc/o Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs R E Fussell, c/o Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: 17th Battalion
Promotion date: 22 June 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 3 March 1917

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 7 September 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 30 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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