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Leslie Alfred PARSONS

Regimental number1168
Place of birthO'Laddie, South Australia
Place of birthKooreleeking, Western Australia
SchoolFremantle Boys School, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKorrelocking, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinS A Parsons, Korrelocking, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death27.3
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XIII, Row L, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sidney Alfred and Elizabeth PARSONS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2001 Corporal Cecil Clement PARSONS MM, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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