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Leslie James Roy STARKEY

Regimental number3303
Date of birth6 June 1896
Place of birthMount Pleasant, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Pleasant, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 9.5"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Henry Starkey, Mount Pleasant, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date21 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as15 May 1916.
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 March 1956
Age at death59
SourcesNAA: B2455, STARKEY Leslie James Roy

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