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Leslie Huon TRUMAN

Regimental number1649
Place of birthHuon, Victoria
SchoolJarrahdale State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Truman, Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. I), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Phillip and Louise TRUMAN. Native of Huon Lane, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: William John Howe, died prisoner of war in Germany.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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