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John Leslie BEST

Regimental number8163
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoreland Grove, Moreland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, M Best, Moreland Grove, Moreland, Victoria
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 18 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 15 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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