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Albert Gladstone LESTER

Regimental number728
Date of birth1898
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
Address11 Lower George Street, Boog's Lane, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Lester, 11 Lower George Street, Boog's Lane, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 January 1917
Place of enlistmentDevonport, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 February 1923

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