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Leslie Maxwell HAMILTON

Regimental number5620
Place of birthCorinella, Victoria
SchoolCorinella State School No. 1392, Corinella, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCorinella, Western Port, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton, Corinella Western Port, Victoria
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.10
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
93
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3331 Pte George HAMILTON, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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