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Leslie Andrew Morton SORRENSON

Regimental number698
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolMaryborough State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Sorrenson, Tiger Street, West Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance or Belgium
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 78), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christian and Margaret SORRENSEN, Brisbane, Queensland. Ntive of Maryborough, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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