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Leslie George BLACK

Regimental number28822
Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
Addressc/o Loco Department, Junee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Ruschen, Forsyth Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
FateReturned to Australia 18 August 1919
Date of death2 July 1977
Place of burialCootamundra Cemetery

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