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Leslie Raymond Talbot GILBERT

Regimental number1554
Place of birthBedfordshire, England
SchoolBristol Grammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWoolclasser
AddressWalsham Road, Blackburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amy Gilbert, 16 Weinberg Avenue, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1560
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of disease 20 January 1916
Place of death or woundingHill 60, Gallipoli
Age at death17
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: Norman Lee; Cousin: Gordon Gilbert, killed.

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