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Leonard Frank TRIGWELL

Regimental number3562
Place of birthBonnie Rock, Western Australia
SchoolBonnie Rock State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Trigwell, Donnybrook, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Light Horse, Bonnie Rock, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 42), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen TRIGWELL, Donnybrook, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Two cousins who

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