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Leslie Gordon PURSER

Regimental number1880A
Place of birthChiltern Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNo 2 Chiltern Valley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Purser, No 2 Chiltern Valley, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 8), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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