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Leslie Walter WESTAWAY

Regimental number1787
Place of birthSomerville, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressP O Somerville, Somerville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A C Westaway, P O Somerville, Somerville, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.6
Place of burialLonguenesse (St Omer), Souvenir Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs E J and Mr A C WESTAWAY.

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