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Leslie George MEARS

Regimental number3800
Place of birthBridgewater Tasmania
SchoolBridgewater State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBridgewater, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Mears, Bridgewater, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 466 Pte Albert Arthur MEARS MM, 12th Bn, died, 7 March 1919; 4540 Pte Clarence William MEARS, 12th Bn, killed in action, 11 May 1917.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death4 May 1950
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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