|Place of birth||Goldingem, Courland, Russia|
|Address||117 Powlett Street, East Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Aunt, Mrs L Obermann, 56 Palmerston Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||5646|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Marched in to Tel el Kebir, 11 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 June 1916; marched in to 4th Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 7 June 1916.
Admitted to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 19 June 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 11 July 1916; taken on strength, 5th Bn, 30 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 18 August 1916 (gun shot wound, forearm), and admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 20 August 1916; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 24 August 1916; to Base Depot, 27 August 1916.
Appointed Acting Corporal, with extra duty pay, 10 January 1917.
Reverted to permanent rank of Private, 8 February 1917.
Transferred to England, 13 February 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 February 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917, for Home Service (flat feet); disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged, Perth, 4 October 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ABRAMAN Leo|