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Leslie KENNETT

Regimental number2614
Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
AddressWest Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C Kennett, 365 Moreland Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Conspicuous devotion to duty at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 31 July 1916


Personal bravery and valuable sewrvices to wounded at Pozieres.

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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