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Leslie John SMITH

Regimental number149
Place of birthLygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
SchoolPrinces Hill State School, North Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address904 Lygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Smith, 904 Lygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Grattan St Orderly Room, 5th Infantry.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. I), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth SMITH, 904 Lygon Street, North Carlton, Victoria

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