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Leslie William BUNSTON

Regimental number21
Place of birthBoolarra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFaucett Creek via Kyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Bunston, Faucett Creek via Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 1), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary BUNSTON. Born at Boolarra, Gippsland, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1541 Pte Alfred Valentine BUNSTON, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 12 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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