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Walter Aland LESLIE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSecretary
Addressc/o A S Leslie Esq, Dunmore Terrace, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs A S Leslie, Dunmore Terrace, Auchenflower, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service3rd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1915
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. I), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2320 Sergeant Arthur LESLIE, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 30 September 1918; Lt Ronald Douglas LESLIE, 26th Bn, died of wounds, 5 November 1916; Cousins: 4660 Pte David MERSON, 26th Bn, died of wounds, 18 April 1918; 2784 Sergeant James Leslie MERSON, 47th Bn, killed in action, 31 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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