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Leslie Arthur MAYHEW

Regimental number1679
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressElliston, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.8
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Sidney William Mayhew, Wantia, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Lincoln, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date2 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Canberra', 23 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 2 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 June 1938
Age at death44
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 1B, Grave No. 7 West), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, MAYHEW Leslie Arthur

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