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Leslie Taylor HENDERSON

Regimental number2043
Place of birthBairnsdale Vic
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address25 IllawarraStreet, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Henderson, 25 Illawarra Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death30 March 1983

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