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Alfred Leslie WASLEY

Regimental number956
Date of birth2 January 1897
Place of birthLower Light, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGrunthal via Ambleside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Wasley, Grunthal via Ambleside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death26 February 1921
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 5 East, Grave 13), West Terrace Adelaide, South Australia.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Discharge date21 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 21 November 1917.

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

Parents: Mary Jane and Benjamin Hosken WASLEY
Age at death24
SourcesNAA: B2455, WASLEY Alfred Leslie

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