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Leslie STEERS

Regimental number3417
Place of birthPuckpunda Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSunshine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H Steers, Benjamin Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 1), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. H.B. and Lily STEERS, Hampshire Road, Sunshine, Victoria

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