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Leo GORS

Regimental number542
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMalvern, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 10.5"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Gors, 'Elovala', Fisher Street, Malvern, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Reinforcements (March 1915-May 1919)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 11 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1102
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 21 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date4 February 1919
Other details

War service: Rabaul

Embarked Sydney, 11 August 1915; arrived Rabaul, 27 August 1915.

Appointed corporal, 24 September 1915; qualified for rank of Sergeant, 5 November 1917.

On leave to Australia, 10 December 1917.

Promoted 2nd Corporal, 6 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Melusia', 21 november 1918; discharged, 4 February 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

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