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Leonard George McROSTIE

Regimental number5160
Place of birthPayneham, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address8 Regent Street, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J I McRostie, 8 Regent Street, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Discharge date29 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), Adelaide, 29 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death29 September 1944
Age at death56
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, McROSTIE Leonard George

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