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Leslie John McGRATH

Regimental number1389
Place of birthOmeo Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address29 Hunter Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.75"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs N McGrath, 29 Hunter Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 61982 Leslie John McGRATH for second period of service.
Date of death26 August 1949
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGRATH Leslie John

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