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Leslie Phillip BARNES

Regimental number4280
Place of birthAliwal, South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressEnglish Scottish And Australian Bank, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 10.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Dunford Barnes, 1 Neale Street Central Road, Beaconsfield, Cape Province, South Africa
Previous military service2.5 months Mounted Infantry, 8 months Infantry
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date8 August 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 September 1952

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