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Leslie Matthew CARTER

Regimental number5052
Place of birthBrighton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
Address4 Hartley Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S.M. Carter, 4 Hartley Street, Brighton Beach, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row C, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Stella CARTER, 35 Laburnum Street, Brighton, Victoria

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