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Leslie HIRST

Regimental number2665
Place of birthGeelong Vic
ReligionCongregational
OccupationWoollen mill employee
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Charles Hirst, 61 Ballaing Street, South Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 August 1986

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