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Leslie BROOKS

Regimental number4315
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolSt Mary's Convent Catholic School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSteward
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, I Brooks, Harold Street, Cascades, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IV, Row Q, Grave No. 5), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Iabella BROOKS, "Brooklyn", Harold Street, Cascades, Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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