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Leslie Norman HUNTLEY

Regimental number2554
Place of birthBrighton Vic
ReligionChurch of England
Address107 Seventh Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W A Huntley, 107 Seventh Avenue, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917

Military Medal

'At MOUQUET FARM on 3rd September, 1916, this N.C.O. carried Aeroplane Flares up to the captured position at the Farm under heavy shell fire. Upon returning he carried ammunition from KAYE'S DUMP to the firing line under fire. Between 1st/3rd September, 1916, he set a fine example in leadership conducting forward ration and water parties under shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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