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Leslie Joseph POOLE

Regimental number64
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, East Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSales Assistant
Address3S Glassbrook Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J W Poole, 38 Glassbrook Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Senior Sergeant, 7th Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, Ballarat, Victoria.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate given on Nominal Roll as 25 April-2 May 1915.
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria POOLE, 38 Glazebrook Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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