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Leopold John SANSON

Regimental number479
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolEssendon State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLumper
AddressSwan Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinJohn Mathew Sanson, Swan Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 16), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sophia SANSON, Swan Stret, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia. Native of North Melbourne, Victoria

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