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Leslie Freeman HUMMERSTON

Regimental number5601
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNorth Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John William Hummerston, 795 Drummond Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Family/military connectionsBrother George Hummerston killed in action and William Ronald Hummerston MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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