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Leonard Donald McPHERSON

Regimental number2470
Place of birthTumbarumba New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressTumbarumba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Bennett, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Place of burialFranvillers Community Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'), Tumbarumba, New South Wales. Parents: John and Elizabeth MCPHERSON. Native of Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Tumberumba, New South Wales.

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