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Leslie Ernest BESWICK

Regimental number1662
Date of birth1897
Place of birthLong Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolCentral State School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Beswick, 300 Burnley Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death26 September 1917
Age at death20
Place of burialNew Irish Farm Cemetery (Plot XXXIII, Row F, Grave No. 21), St. Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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