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Leonard Clifford BORCHERS

Regimental number10755
Place of birthMaylands, South Australia
SchoolMinlaton Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressUnley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Borchers, Minlaton, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry; Served in the Cadets.
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 27 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Date of death27 November 1916
Age at death19.10
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 41), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemoratd in Minlaton Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: George Charles (d. 25 March 1917, aged 72; bu. Minlaton Cemetery) and Elizabeth BORCHERS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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