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Leslie Walter MATTHEWS

Regimental number3190
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFireman
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Joseph Henry Matthews, Gill Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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