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Leslie MOULDS

Regimental number8
Place of birthHawkesbury, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressRichmond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.25"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinJames Moulds, Richmond, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 26th Australian Army Medical Corps.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919
Discharge date24 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.

Promoted Sergeant, 29 July 1915.

On detachment at Hasan Pasha, 18 February 1916.

Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 15 December 1916 (dental); discharged, 18 December 1916.

Sick to hospital, El Fakhari, 11 June 1917; admitted to 53rd Welch Casualty Clearing Station, Rafa, 12 June 1917; transferred to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, 12 June 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 13 June 1917 (conjunctivitis); transferred by Hospital Train to Cairo, 15 June 1917, and admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia. Discharged to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 2 July 1917. Transferred to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 29 July 1917; taken on strength, El Sha'uth, 1 August 1917.

Promoted Temporary Staff Sergeant, 28 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australia (1914 leave) from Suez on board HT 'Port Darwin', 15 November 1918; disembarked Sydney, 26 December 1918; discharged, Sydney, 24 February 1919.

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

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