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Leslie Joseph ROGERS

Regimental number2763
True NameCOLLINS
SchoolHyde Street State School, Footscray, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressEmpress Avenue, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Anthony Rogers, Empress Avenue, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Mary COLLINS. Native of Footscray, Victoria
Family/military connectionsStep-brothers: 22442 Driver Anthony ROGERS, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 20 October 1917; 2844 Pte Harry Ernest ROGERS, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other detailsTrue family Name : COLLINS, Leslie Joseph (served as ROGERS)

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