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Leonard William TELFORD

Regimental number4937
Place of birth4 Condon St, Benndigo, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address4 Condon Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Telford, 4 Condon Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBapaume Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Eliza TELFORD, 4 Condon Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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