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Valentine LESLIE

Regimental number577
Place of birthArarat New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
AddressNext to Railway Station, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Leslie, Height Street, Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 39), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary LESLIE

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