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Leslie John WHITBREAD

Regimental number2439
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Whitbread, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 September 1916
Place of burialSt Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Allandale North School and District Honor Roll ('For King and Country'). Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth WHITBREAD
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2979/3209A Pte Edward WHITBREAD, 19th Bn, died of wounds, 25 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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