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Leslie Charles Halden SPRING

Regimental number2948
Place of birthCrookwell, New South Wales
AddressYoung, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 3"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Sivell, Wombat Street, Young, New South Wales
Previous military serviceYes, Now serving 18th Battery A 784 of army served 3 mths previously infantry from gaby 1913. Crookwell
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: James and Emma SPRING
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier, 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 5 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death30 August 1935
Age at death41
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPRING Leslie Charles Halden

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