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Leslie Keith CHAMBERS

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressYarramu, Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Horace Chambers, Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular2LT, AN&MEF, 19/8/14; promoted LT, 1/1/15. Joined AIF as a LT, INF 17, 7/5/15; promoted CAPT, 23/7/16; Adjutant, INF 17, 8/10/15-31/3/16.
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 25), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82

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