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Leslie Ellis BEAVIS

Date of birth25 January 1895
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressRoyal Military College, Duntroon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H Colin Beavis, 240 Rocket Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Military College
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

Major


Unit: 5th Division Artillery
Promotion date: 10 September 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 27 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 2 October 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateDischarged 24 February 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

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