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Leslie Alan STEVENS

Regimental number1305
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
SchoolSpring Hill State School, near Kyneton, Victoria
Other trainingTeachers and University Examinations.
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressRyanstown, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Laurence Samuel Stevens, 'Avon', Crisp Street, Hampton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant in Senior Cadets, Elsternwick, Victoria.
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Militlary Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 27), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. L.S. and Mrs. S. STEVENS, 46 McKinley Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin Robert Bruce died after reaching Victoria, cousin Henry Wright killed in action, France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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