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Regimental number3248
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolState School, Richmond, Victoria
Address20 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bloore, 20 Westgarth Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3248A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 19), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin Grosvenor and Margaret BLOORE, 74 Gillies Street, Fairfield, Victoria. Native of Richmond, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Heliopolis, 21 December 1915 (not yet diagnosed); discharged, 3 January 1916.

Taken on strength, 8th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.

Transferred to 60th Bn, 22 February 1916; taken on strength, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.

Detached to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 29 April 1916; rejoined Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 30 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as BLORE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLOORE Leslie

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