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Lionel Leslie HANDLEY

Regimental number2458
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Handey, Laceby West, Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No 2 (Plot III, Row D, Grave 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth HANDLEY, Laceby West, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8059 Driver Hugh Leslie HANDLEY, Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919; 2813 Pte James Albert HANDLEY, 38th Bn, killed in action, 18 July 1916.

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