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Leslie George MARKS

Regimental number1968
Date of birth28 October 1886
Place of birthLake Macquarie, New South Wales
SchoolBelmont, New South Wales
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressBelmont, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, G Marks, Belmont, via Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1968A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)War Service: Gallipoli, Cairo, Egypt and France. While on active service in France was wounded by a bullet passing straight through his left arm. Was sent to England to convalesce
Other details

Married Una L.I.F. Hall on 20 September 1919 at Belmont, and had two daughters, Celia Eunice and Evelyn Clare

Died at Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonards, Sydney

Una died on 8 March 1970
Date of death27 September 1965
Age at death78
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales on 29 September 1965

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