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Leslie Oscar VON STIEGLITZ

Regimental number33720
Place of birthTownsville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool classer
AddressWinton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, E B Stieglitz, Lucinda Street, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of hernia)
Enlistment date23 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Warrant Officer Class I
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Discharge date18 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [1643] Lt Aubrey Frederick Von STIEGLITZ MM, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919; 38278 Gunner Chelmers Roy St Clair Von STIEGLITZ, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919; 38279 Gunner Edgar Walter Thomson Von STIEGLITZ, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919; 7179 Pte Francis Lewis Altmore Von STIEGLITZ, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, VON STIEGLITZ Leslie Oscar

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