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Leslie Edward TILNEY

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressWireless Station, Applecross, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Cardelia Beatrice Lurline Tilney, 161 Thomas Street, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name16th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TROOPSHIP A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 1

FateReturned to Australia 11 October 1916

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
Date: 27 January 1916

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