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John Leslie TOOTH

Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
SchoolBarker College, Hornsby, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address29 Mona Road, Darling Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Arthur William Tooth, Union Club, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with the 6th Light Horse (medically unfit).
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Other details

Enlisted, 17 September 1914, 6th Light Horse Regiment. Did not embark with 1st Reinforcement; was temporarily discharged on medical grounds; date of discharge not recorded. Re-enlisted 25 August 1915.

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 3 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917.

Transferred to Machine Gun Corps, 28 February 1917. Marched in to Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 16 March 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 9 April 1917; taken on strength, 13th Machine Gun Company, 3 May 1917.

Killed in action, 8 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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