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Leslie Leonard BROADHEAD

Regimental number2430
Date of birth4 February 1894
Place of birthBungonia New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNivarary Park, Bungonia, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Broadhead, Nivarary Park, Bungonia, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private Ernest William BROADHEAD, Regimental No. 4863, 38th Battalion, returned to Australia 30 April 1919; Brother: Gunner George William Henry BROADHEAD, Regimental No. 38787, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia 3 July 1919; First cousin once removed: Sister Stella Antoinette BROADHEAD, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia 24 February 1919; Second Cousin: Private Richard Vincent PALMER, Regimental No. 3597, 4th Battalion, killed in action 22 September 1917; Second Cousin: Lieutenant Paul Jerome TIMMINS, Regimental No. 3891, 20th Battalion, returned to Australia 22 August 1918; Second Cousin: Private Arthur Mervyn BASSINGTHWAIGHTE, Regimental No. 6030, 1st Divisional Train, returned to Australia 4 July 1919; Second Cousin: Driver Oscar John RIDGE, Regimental No. 1694, 1st Field Ambulance, returned to Australia 8 May 1919; Second Cousin: Private Roy Shiel BASSINGTHWAIGHTE, Regimental No. 1880, 55th Battalion, returned to Australia 22 July 1917
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death15 September 1890 - Brisbane

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